Granny's Beef Stroganoff

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Total Time
30 mins
1 hr 30 mins

This recipe came from my husbands side of the family. They had it for special family gatherings. Best stroganoff I've ever had!

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  • 4 lbs beef, stroganoff meat cut into long chunks
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, save liquid (can also use fresh mushrooms)
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (10 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 (10 ounce) can water
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton sour cream
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 dash pepper
  • Kitchen Bouquet


  1. Brown meat in large sauce pan with 3 Tab. butter.
  2. Add a dash of salt and pepper. (may have to do two batches to fit in pan).
  3. In small pan with 1 Tab. butter, saute onion and green pepper till tender.
  4. In large dutch, add everything but sour cream.
  5. Add a little kitchen bouquet for color.
  6. Simmer slowly and cover till tender about 1 hour.
  7. Right before serving time, add sour cream; warm slowly don't boil.
  8. Serve with steamed rice.