Beef Others Pasta Rice

Healthier Beef Stroganoff


I was inspired by Jamie Oliver’s Beef Stroganoff on my plane ride back from the States. I was ecstatic when I saw that the plane’s entertainment program has his 15 mins cooking show! I was instantly intrigued by how easy it was, and was equally glad to see him use yoghurt as a healthier alternative to the usual heavy cream or sour cream. I took more than 15 mins but lesser than 30 mins from prep to finish, just because I’m no chef like him. 🙂 I made up my own recipe as the I’m not a big fan of brandy, pickles, or red onion. I’m sure it’s very flavourful given that those ingredients have very strong flavours on its own. The husband gave both thumbs up for his dinner and the girls liked the beef a lot. I personally would have preferred to have it on rice, but that’s a personal preference.

Ingredients (Serves 3)

  • 450g – 500g ribeye steak, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup carrot, 1/2 inch rounds
  • 1 cup sliced button mushroom
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme, leaves only
  • 1/4 white wine
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup beef broth (more if you like more sauce)
  • 1/4 cup low fat plain yogurt (or lite sour cream)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-1/2 tbsp paprika powder
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Corn starch slurry
  • 3 servings egg pasta or rice
  • Chopped green onion for garnishing

Get all the ingredients ready.
Cook your pasta.
Bring a saucepan of water to boil and cook carrots for 7 mins.
Then add broccoli and cook for 2 mins. Drain and set aside.

Marinade sliced beef in salt and pepper.

Add paprika and coat well. This will also help the from sticking together.

Heat pan on med high and add 2 tbsp of oil.
Add sliced beef, do not over crowd the pan.
Cook for about 1 min.

Flip and cook for another 30 secs to a min.
Remove and set aside.

Add remaining oil.
Saute onions and garlic until onions are translucent.

Add mushrooms and thyme.
Toss for a min.

Then add the wine and let the alcohol cook.

Add beef broth and bring to boil.

Lower heat to low, add yogurt.

And beef, sugar, salt & pepper, and mix well.

Stir in corn starch slurry to thicken sauce.
Remove from heat.

Serve over rice or egg pasta with side of vegetables.

Bon appetit!!

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