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Beef Stroganoff for two

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 2 people10


  • 8 ounces Leftover cooked steak or beef You can use raw see notes
  • 2 Tbls Butter
  • 8 ounces Quartered or sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1 Each Shallot Sliced
  • 2 Tbls Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Brandy or Cognac
  • 8 Ounces Beef Consumee
  • 3 Tbls Sour Cream
  • 1 Tsp Dry Dill
  • 1 cup Water


  • Put mushrooms, butter and water in skillet or shallow braiser
  • Bring to boil and low boil unitl water completely evaporated stirring regularly
  • Add shallot and brown mushroom and shallot about 3 minutes
  • Reduce heat to medium and add flour stir to cook off flour taste about 3 minutes
  • Remove from heat and add Brandy or Cognac to deglaze pan and scrape to pull off all the fond
  • Return to medium heat simmer until Cognac is about 75% reduced
  • Add Consumee and stir bringing to low boil until thick
  • Reduce heat until it is barely simmering and add sour cream stir to incorporate then add beef
  • Low simmer until beef is hot then serve over egg noodles sprinkled with dill


If using raw beef cubes brown them in olive oil until rare. Remove then use same pan to start with step one the mushrooms.  Add beef later as called for in recipe.