One Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of a one-pot meal. You start your base, add your liquid and boil the starch until cooked. No need to drain the pasta or potatoes; instead, they are cooked in with the liquid from the meal. Easy peasy and super flavourful! The only downside to a one-pot meal is that it takes a little longer to make. Where you could have been boiling your noodles at the same time as making the sauce, you have to wait until after the sauce is made. There is always a trade off. In this case, it was less dishes vs. more cooking time (something I’m sure hubby was more than ok with, considering the amount of dishes he does around here!)  DSC_0750This recipe was super easy and took only a few ingredients.

DSC_0751First, dice up the onions, crush the garlic, and saute them together in a large pot with a little olive oil.

DSC_0753Next, add the ground beef and brown.

DSC_0755Drain the grease and add the mushrooms. The recipe called for crimini mushrooms and I suggest going the extra mile and some picking for this dish. They added a wonderful texture and flavour that is not quite there with button mushrooms.

image1(4)Next, add the beef broth and noodles, and boil on medium until noodles are cooked and the stroganoff has thickened.

DSC_0756Stir in sour cream and serve right away. Enjoy!

One Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

You will need:

2 medium onions

4 garlic cloves

3 tsp olive oil

1 lb ground beef

3 tsp paprika

1 container of crimini mushrooms

4 cups low or no sodium beef broth

One 370 gram bag of egg noodles (or 3 cups)

5 tbsp sour cream

Begin by dicing up the onions, crushing the garlic, and sauteing them together in a large pot with the olive oil. Add ground beef, paprika and brown. Drain the grease. Add mushrooms and cook until tender. Add broth and noodles and bring to a boil. Boil on medium heat until noodles are cooked and strogranoff has thickened (about 10-15 minutes.) Stir in sour cream and serve hot. Enjoy!


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