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Beef stroganoff

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 250g mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 500g fillet steak, sliced
  • 150g crème fraîche
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • 100ml beef stock
  • ½ small pack of parsley, chopped


  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick frying pan then add 1 sliced onion and cook on a medium heat until completely softened, around 15 mins, adding a little splash of water if it starts to stick.

  • STEP 2

    Crush in 1 garlic clove and cook for 2-3 mins more, then add 1 tbsp butter.

  • STEP 3

    Once the butter is foaming a little, add 250g sliced mushrooms and cook for around 5 mins until completely softened.

  • STEP 4

    Season everything well, then tip onto a plate.

  • STEP 5

    Tip 1 tbsp plain flour into a bowl with a big pinch of salt and pepper, then toss 500g sliced fillet steak in the seasoned flour.

  • STEP 6

    Add the steak pieces to the pan, splashing in a little oil if the pan looks dry, and fry for 3-4 mins, until well coloured.

  • STEP 7

    Tip the onions and mushrooms back into the pan. Whisk 150g crème fraîche, 1 tsp English mustard and 100ml beef stock together, then stir into the pan.

  • STEP 8

    Cook over a medium heat for around 5 mins.

  • STEP 9

    Scatter with some chopped parsley, and serve with pappardelle or rice.


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