Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

This recipe for Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff is by far one of the best beef stroganoff recipes I've made. Fork tender beef with a savoury gravy served with broad or egg noodles!

Winter is the time we seem to search for the ultimate comfort foods. This usually begins with bringing out the old slow cooker or crockpot (whatever you like to call it) and setting out on a quest for the perfect recipe. I had a nice sirloin roast so the recipe was going to be beef something. A favourite Chef of mine is Ricardo; he is a French Canadian Chef who has a wonderful show on the Food Network called Ricardo and Friends. As I was browsing through his cookbooks I came across a great looking recipe for Beef Stroganoff. My search was over, let the cooking begin! I must say this recipe has to be the Ultimate Beef Stroganoff. The meat was so tender and the sauce full of flavour. The only modification I made to the recipe was replacing plain yogurt with sour cream as that is what I had on hand. I also used both the Dijon and Meaux mustard. Next time I make this recipe I will double it up as it seems to require a second helping and would make great leftovers.

beef stroganoff slow cooker beef recipe
Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff
by Laureen King from ArtandtheKitchen
Recipe adapted from Ricardo Cuisine
Prep Time: 30 Mins.    Cook Time: 4 hours    Serves 4-6
  • 1 1/2 lb beef 
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cups mushrooms sliced
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. Grainy mustard
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • Fresh parsley, chives or green onions chopped
  1. Cut beef into slices, salt and pepper.
  2. Dust slices of beef with flour.
  3. Heat olive oil in skillet, and brown meat.
  4. Transfer to slow cooker.
  5. In same skillet add butter, sauté onions, garlic and mushrooms.
  6. Deglaze skillet with red wine.
  7. Next add beef broth, paprika and mustards.
  8. Pour over beef in slow cooker and mix together.
  9. Cook on high heat for about 2 hours or low heat 4-5 hours.
  10. Prior to serving add sour cream.
  11. Garnish with fresh parley, chives or green onions.
  12. Serve with egg noodles, or any broad pasta.

slice beef, salt and pepper, dust with flour
heat olive oil, sauté until meat is browned, transfer to slow cooker
add butter to skillet, sauté mushrooms, garlic and onion
deglaze skillet with red wine, add beef broth, mustards, paprika
pour over beef, cook, cover and cook 2 hours high 4-5 hours low.
add sour cream prior to serving. Garnish with parsley, chives.
slow cooker beef stroganoff
Here are two more awesome beef recipes you will enjoy Slow Cooker Roast Beef and Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches with Homemade Onion Rings.


  1. This looks amazing! And I like it's prepared in a slow cooker.

    1. thanks Angie, aren't crockpot recipes a blessing some days.

  2. Love your pictures, they look the way I want my food to look when cooked in the crockpot. I believe the prebrowning and cooking of other ingredients helps. What size crockpot are you using? I have a 6 qt and am wondering if I made extra if it would freeze, minus the sour cream. Upon warm up I would add the sour cream.

    1. Thanks Kandy, I love opening my email in the morning and see a note of someone that has enjoyed one of my recipes. I think pre- browning really adds some great extra flavour to the dish. The crockpot I use is 6 qt. This would be a great recipe to freeze, and like you said just add the sour cream after its warmed up.

  3. Laureen, Ricardo just released all of his slow cooker favourites in a new book. Picked it up from Costco yesterday. Never been much of a slow cooker fan, but love Ricardo so I trust they will be delicious.

    1. Thanks for the info, going there this week to buy !

  4. why can't we print them without all of the pictures?

    1. Hello, I have been trying to update all my recipe for easy printing on Ziplist. I have updated this one, so hopefully works for you now.

  5. Would you please join Pinterest. I'd like to post this recipe directly to you.

    1. Hello I am on Pinterest

  6. Making this today!!!!!

  7. What kind of beef do you use?

    1. I usually use something like a sirloin tip roast.

  8. Hi, thanks for the recipe, superbe, did it and i love crockpot meals. Delphine.

    1. Awesome, so glad you liked the recipe Delphine.