Ukrainian beef stroganov

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Beef tips
1 cup Onion; finely chopped
4 tablespoons Butter, unsalted
1½ pounds Mushrooms, small; 1/2\" or smaller
⅔ cup Heavy cream
¾ cup Sour cream or plain yogurt*
2¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons Dill, fresh; chopped fine
1½ tablespoon Fresh parsley
⅔ cup Beef stock
\N \N Salt & pepper; to taste
2¾ teaspoon Flour
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Slice the beef into thin strips approx. 1½" - 2" in length. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat and add the meat a few strips at a time to sear the meat. Remove the meat from the heat and set aside. Reduce the heat in the skillet to medium and melt the butter.

Add the onion, sauté until soft <approx. 4-5 minutes>. Raise the heat to med-high, add the mushrooms, sauté, stir frequently, cook for 15 - 20 minutes. Lower heat to med-low sprinkle in the flour, stir well for 1-3 minutes.

Stir in the stock, cream, sour cream, & mustard. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for for 5-7 minutes. DO NOT ALLOW TO BOIL! Return the meat to the skillet, mix with sauce, stir in the dill & parsley, and serve.

: ORIGIN: Ludmilla Zharanosky, Kiev-Ukraine, circa 1995

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