Stroganoff Beef

Stroganoff Beef

Ingredients:

  • 900g lean boneless sirloin (trimmed of fat and gristle) or 900g bottom round steaks, in one piece (trimmed of fat and gristle)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder (or 1 Tablespoon prepared Dijon style mustard)
  • 1⁄2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 230g mushroom (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 cup sour cream (warmed)

 

Steps:

  1. Cut meat into 1,25 cm thick slices. Place between sheets of waxed paper and pound until its 0,85 cm thick (be careful not to tear meat).
  2. Cut pounded meat into 2×1,25 cm slices. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper, let it stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a frying pan large enough to hold everything.
  4. Add the sliced onion, cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the meat to the pan and cook for 3 minutes, turning the meat to brown evenly.
  6. Stir in flour and mustard, and cook 1 minute more. Add 1/2 cup wine and optional tomato paste.
  7. Reduce heat to low, cover pan and simmer for 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. In another frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons of butter. Add minced onion and mushrooms.
  9. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes.
  10. Add 2 tablespoons of wine and cook 2 minutes more.
  11. Add mushroom mixture to meat mixture. Check seasonings and add warmed sour cream.
  12. Over lowest possible heat, simmer for 5 minutes to heat through. Do NOT let it boil.
  13. Serve over hot rice with a green vegetable on the side.

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