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Ground Beef Stroganoff

Ground beef stroganoff is easy comfort food that will please the whole family with noodles, ground beef, mushrooms, and a creamy sauce.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Russian
Keyword beef stroganoff, ground beef stroganofff
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 3 ounces wide egg noodles cooked according to package directions and drained
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Start by cooking the egg noodles according to package directions.
  • Brown the ground beef in a pan over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Remove from the heat and strain the beef in a strainer over a bowl, and set aside.
  • In a mid-sized pan, sauté the sliced mushrooms and chopped onions in 2 Tbs butter until the mushrooms and onions have softened, around 5 minutes. Add the spices: rosemary, thyme, and paprika.
  • Sprinkle 1 Tbs of flour over the mushrooms and onions then stir everything to combine.
  • To the pan, add 1 cup of beef broth. Let the broth thicken up by simmering for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off and add to the broth the cream cheese. Stir to combine until cream cheese had completely melted.
  • To the pan add the drained noodles and ground beef.
  • Add the sour cream. Add additional salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!


Tips for making this recipe:

  • Make sure to cook the egg noodles and ground beef before assembling this dish because it will not cook enough in the gravy.
  • To store: add leftovers to a covered container and refrigerate. Eat within 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or stovetop. If using the stovetop add it to a pan with 1/4 cup of milk or water.