Lyla's Easy Beef Stroganoff

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

Another comfort-food recipe from my late MIL. You may substitute low-fat ingredients if you like.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 lb beef tenderloin, cut into thin strips (or other tender cut of beef)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 34 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 12 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 12 cup water
  • 2 (4 ounce) cans sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup sour cream


  1. Brown meat in oil in large frying pan.
  2. Mix flour, salt, and pepper, and add to meat.
  3. Continue cooking and stirring until flour begins to brown in pan.
  4. Add onion, garlic, and water.
  5. Use spatula to scrape pan clean, gathering all browned bits into the mixture.
  6. Add soup and mushrooms, and cook about 20 minutes on low heat, stirring frequently.
  7. Add sour cream and bring to serving temperature (don't boil!).
  8. Serve over hot noodles or rice.
Most Helpful

The chicken soup makes this a real hit. We devoured it!

kbarbon August 29, 2002

My family loves this dish. It's very comforting so I make it often. Thanks for a real winner of a recipe!

LexiRox November 26, 2010