Classic Creamy Beef Stroganoff

classic creamy beef stroganoff

With the weather getting chillier; we are all craving hearty and comforting food. And there is nothing better than my quick and easy classic creamy beef stroganoff to bust the hunger with hearty goodness.

My take on this classic meal is a one pot wonder and will literally takes 30 minutes to prepare. Made with tender beef strips, chunky mushrooms in a creamy mushrooms sauce will definitely satisfy your taste buds.  Packed with delicious flavours you can serve it on its own or with pasta, rice, couscous or creamy mashed potatoes.

This recipe is in partnership with Denny Mushrooms which is a proudly South African brand for 30 years. This Denny inspired meal is a perfect weeknight dinner winner for the entire family. 

Classic Creamy Beef Stroganoff


Classic Creamy Beef Stroganoff

  • Difficulty: easy
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Hearty, creamy and packed with delicious flavour

Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
Serve: 4


30ml olive oil
800g beef stirfry or steak strips
1 large onion cut into half rings
1 green pepper cut into thin strips
2 garlic cloves (crushed)
1 sachet Denny Creamy Mushroom Cook-In-Sauce
2 punnets (250g) Denny Button mushrooms (chunky slices)
½ tsp onion powder
½ tsp garlic and herb spice
Salt and pepper for seasoning
Steak and chop spice for seasoning


Season the beef strips with steak and chop spice.   Heat oil in a frying pan or pot over medium heat.  Add beef strips and sauté on a medium to low heat until brown Note don’t brown over high heat as this will make the eat tough.  Remove from pan or pot and transfer to a plate. Cover with tin foil and allow to rest. Add onions to pan or pot with onion powder. Sauté gently, then add green pepper and garlic. Sauté until the onions are golden brown and the green pepper soft. Add sliced mushrooms, season with salt, pepper and garlic and herb spice and cook until brown. Return beef to the pan and cook for 3 minutes. Add Denny Mushroom Creamy Mushroom Sauce and cook until it starts to bubble. Serve and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.



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