Russian Stroganoff with Bacon

"This recipe came from Betty Feezor's show on WBTV in NC many, many years ago. The bacon give lots of flavor."
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Ready In:
1hr 45mins




  • Mix flour, salt and pepper and place the round steak strips in the mixture.
  • Fry the bacon in a large skillet-- take the bacon out and reserve.
  • Leave the remaining oil in the pan and fry the floured strips- add the mushrooms.
  • Once browned, add about 1-2 cups of water along with two or three bouillon cubes and simmer for one hour.
  • Check during this cooking time to make sure there is always water in the pan.
  • Add the sour cream to taste and the bacon strips that should be crushed up.
  • Serve over noodles.

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  1. A good basic recipe as posted the only changes I made were that I cooked my bacon in the oven till crispy and once cooled chopped. I seared the floured strips in batches (adding more oil as required) and then proceded from step 4 adding 2 cups of stock (water mixed with powdered beef stock) and simmered for about 1/2 hour with the lid partially off the pan, gave a good stir and then put the lid on and set it at just a burble (barely simmering) for the rest of cooking time. I used fresh swiss brown mushrooms and lean round steak but felt it was missing something and think a good slurp of paprika could lift it - I did sprinkle some over the finished portion but it really needed to be added into the cooking process but overall a simple good midweek and econimic recipe and would recommend but we really enjoyed the addition of the bacon as it added a little smoky flavour to it and with the paprika I think it would be tops., made for Bargain Basement Tag Game.


Many years ago I was the assistant to Betty Feezor who had a cooking show on WBTV in Charlotte, NC. I guess I learned lots from just watching her. One of my favorite recipes that she used to cook was Russian Stroganoff with Bacon.
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