Savory Griddle-Cooked Beef Stroganoff Delicious Savory Griddle-Cooked Beef Stroganoff: How to Make a Classic Russian Dish On A Griddle
Making a delicious beef stroganoff on a griddle is easier than ever! This traditional Eastern European recipe is great for family dinners, as well as quick weeknight meals. Plus, by using a griddle you save time and energy. Serve it with a side of boiled potatoes and a simple salad for a comforting and hearty meal.
Whether you prefer the classic version featuring mushrooms and sour cream, or a flavorful red pepper and tomato version, you’re sure to make a memorable meal. Here’s what you need:
2-3 tablespoons olive oil
1½ cups diced onion
1 pound lean beef, such as sirloin or round steak, cut into cubes
4 tablespoons margarine or butter
4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon paprika
2 tablespoons white wine
1 pound mushrooms, sliced
½ cup sour cream
Salt and pepper, to taste
1. Heat the olive oil in a griddle pan over medium-high heat.
2. Add the onion and cook until it starts to turn golden brown.
3. Add the beef cubes to the griddle and cook 4-5 minutes, until golden brown. Remove to a separate dish.
4. Turn the heat to low and add the butter or margarine and melt.
5. Add the flour, paprika, and stir until it turns into a roux.
6. Add the white wine and bring to a simmer, stirring frequently. The mixture should turn a golden color.
7. Add the mushrooms and stir to combine. Cook for 5-7 minutes until the mushrooms are browned.
8. Return the beef to the griddle and stir to combine.
9. Add the sour cream and stir until the sauce is thick and creamy.
10. Add salt and pepper to taste.
A helpful hack for this meal: You can make the stroganoff ahead of time and re-heat it on the griddle for a few minutes when ready to serve.
Tips and Suggestions:
-For a vegetarian version, substitute the beef with firm or extra-firm tofu.
-If you prefer a spicier stroganoff, add some red crushed pepper to the mix.
-Add fresh parsley or dill for a pop of fresh flavor.
-To make the stroganoff a low-carb meal, replace the potatoes with cauliflower or turnips.
-If you love garlic, add a few cloves to the onions when sautéing.
-A light red wine pairs well with this dish, as does a cold light lager.
-Add a dollop of plain yogurt or soured cream to each individual bowl of stroganoff to give it an extra zesty burst of flavor.