Beef Stroganoff

Recipe From What's For Lunch, Honey?


500g sirloin or tenderloin steak, cut into strips approx. finger-width

2-3 shallots, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 teaspoon smoky paprika powder

300g chanterelle mushrooms

Olive oil

2 tablespoons butter

Salt and pepper to taste

100g gherkins

250g sour cream

Handful parsley, roughly chopped


  1. In a large frying pan sauté shallots and garlic on a medium heat in a drizzle of olive oil. Sprinkle with paprika powder and cook until shallots and garlic have softened.
  2. Turn up the heat and add mushrooms and butter. Continue to sauté until the mushrooms are browned. Set aside.
  3. In another frying pan and olive oil and fry the beef for 2 to 3 minutes until brown on the onside but still pinkish on the inside then add the mushroom mixture. Sprinkle with salt & pepper to taste and remove from heat.
  4. Add the sour cream, gherkins and sprinkle with parsley. Serve with some buttered pasta and a large green salad.

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