Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Beef Stroganoff

I have mentioned this before - my slow cooker is a life saver.  When it comes to juggling schedules and still having a home cooked meal on the table, there really isn't an easier way than to take advantage of this versatile appliance.  I am always interested in trying new slow cooker recipes, so I was thrilled when Kelly and I got the opportunity to check out Gooseberry Patch's latest cookbook, Slow Cooking All Year 'Round.  I am even more thrilled that we have a copy to give away, as well!

It took me no time at all to find a recipe that I wanted to try.  In fact, I only got to page 18 before this simple and delicious Beef Stroganoff recipe jumped out at me from the "Warming Winter Dishes" chapter.  I love that the book is arranged by season, and I am really looking forward to delving into the "Slow & Easy Summer" chapter when I will make some seasonal veggie-laden meals like the Zucchini Parmesan on page 132.  There are great looking desserts (Peach Cobbler, anyone?) and even a slow cooker adaptation of our favorite cheesy potatoes! Filled with a variety of soups, appetizers, main dishes, and desserts, there really is something for everyone (and every occasion!) in this book.

Make sure you enter to win a copy of Slow Cooking All Year 'Round by logging into the Rafflecopter giveaway at the bottom of this page!

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1-1/4 lbs stew beef cubes (I used 1-3/4)
  • 1-1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup (10-3/4 oz)
  • 1.35 oz package onion soup mix
  • 16 oz package wide egg noodles
  • (I think adding a can of sliced mushrooms would be a great addition to this, too!)
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Place beef in slow cooker.  In a bowl, combine sour cream, soup and soup mix; spoon over beef.
  2. Cover and cook on low setting for 4 hours.
  3. About 15 minutes before serving, cook noodles according to package directions; drain and stir into beef mixture.  Warm through.


Difficulty: easy
Time: 5 minutes prep, 4 hours cook
Source: Gooseberry Patch's Slow Cooking All Year Round, Copyright 2012


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8 comments:

  1. I can't see the instructions from work lol. But I pinned it and liked it. Will look at home to see what all is required.

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    1. Thanks for your attempt, Jennifer! Does it seem to be a problem on our end or is it just because you are at work? You should be able to log in to the rafflecopter giveaway with your e-mail address or your facebook account. Is that not showing up for you? Just checking to see if I need to do some trouble shooting! Thanks! :)

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  2. I use my slow cooker at least twice a week - especially on the weekends!

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  3. Hi Joyce, Going to try the Beef dinner tomorrow. Looks GRAND!! Also can not find the instructuons to enter to win the "book"
    Aunt Jozia

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    1. Looks like you found them! Your entry is in! :)

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  4. I use my Crock Pot every chance I get...in fact, twice this week!!!
    Joan C.

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  5. When ever I can which is quite a lot

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