Recipes – Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff
Using lean top round beef, plain low-fat yogurt, and very little added salt makes this a heart-healthy dish.

Beef stroganoff in a wooden plate on a dark rustic wooden background.
1 lb lean beef (top round)
2 tsp vegetable oil
¾ Tbsp onion, finely chopped
1 lb mushrooms, sliced
¼ tsp salt
black pepper to taste
¼ tsp nutmeg
½ tsp dried basil
¼ cup white wine
1 cup plain yogurt, low-fat
6 cups cooked macaroni, cooked in unsalted water

1. Cut beef into 1-inch cubes. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a non-stick skillet. Sauté onion for 2 minutes.
2. Add beef and Sauté for additional 5 minutes. Turn to brown evenly.
Remove from pan and keep hot.
3. Add remaining oil to pan; Sauté mushrooms.
4. Add beef and onions to pan with seasonings.
5. Add wine and yogurt; gently stir in. Heat, but do not boil.
6. Serve with macaroni.
Note: If thickening is desired, use 2 teaspoons cornstarch; calories are the same as flour, but cornstarch has double thickening power. These calories are not figured into the nutrients per serving.

Yield: 5 servings
Serving size: 6 oz
Each serving provides:
Calories: 499
Total fat: 10 g
Saturated fat: 3 g