Beef Stroganoff with Gherkins

Beef Stroganoff with Gherkins


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This is a German style of the traditional Russian Beef Stroganoff which has the normal beef, mushrooms and paprika but also gherkins and normal cream instead of sour cream.


Serves: 4 

  • 600g topside beef
  • 150g fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 cups (500ml) beef stock
  • 1 cup (250ml) cream
  • 2 small pickled gherkins
  • 1 pinch salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Cut the beef into fine strips. Clean the mushrooms and cut into thin slices.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Sauté beef over a medium-high heat turning from time to time. Remove from the saucepan and set aside.
  3. Fry the onions and mushrooms in the beef dripping. Add paprika, beef stock and cream.
  4. Dice the gherkins finely add them to the saucepan. Season the sauce with salt and pepper.
  5. Return the beef to the saucepan and heat everything thoroughly but don't boil.

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