Meatball Stroganoff

Recipe by Cindy Starke

Really delicious, economical and freezes well. From Sara Moulton.

Top Review by Shawnee TX

Fabulous recipe! I was looking for a Stroganoff that didn't use cream of ... soup, and this one is perfect. I didn't make the meatballs, so I left out the breadcrumbs and eggs, but used the other ingredients as listed and everyone enjoyed it. Thank you for a very nice, soup-free recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine beef, half of chopped onion, garlic, salt, pepper, bread crumbs, egg yolks and 1/2 cup water in a large bowl. Mix well and form into 1 inch meatballs.
  2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and cook, turning often, until well browned. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Pour off excess fat in pan, leaving about 3 Tablespoons. Add remaining onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook until the liquid they give off has evaporated, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  4. Add sherry and increase heat to high. Boil until almost all liquid has evaporated.
  5. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  6. Rub butter with flour in small bowl until it makes a smooth paste. Pinch off pea sized pieces of mixture and add to boiling stock mixture a bit at a time, whisking constantly, for about 3 minutes.
  7. Add the meatballs. Stir in sour cream and dill. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook until meatballs are just heated through.
  8. Serve over egg noodles or rice.

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