Forget hamburger helper, this homemade hamburger stroganoff is the perfect weeknight family meal.
This Sunday when I sat down to plan out the weeks meals nothing was sounding good. We all seem to have the mid-winter congestion yuckiness that is causing me to not have a taste for anything. I remembered we had some mushrooms that needed to be used, so I thought hamburger stroganoff would be something easy to make, everyone would eat and not many ingredients required.
The kids don’t love the bigger chunks of meat in traditional stroganoff so the hamburger is a wonderful alternative. It has a great beefy flavor and is so satisfying for these cold winter days. The kids also like these rotini noodles instead of the traditional egg noodles. I would also recommend not skipping out on the fresh parsley, it adds a nice brightness to the dish.
- 8 oz cooked rotini pasta
- 8 oz crimini mushrooms cleaned and sliced
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup beef broth
- 1 lb ground beef or turkey
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- salt and pepper
- fresh parsley
- Spray a large skillet with cooking spray. Add the mushrooms and cook until tender on medium heat, about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside.
- In the same skillet, spray again and add onion. Cook for 5 minutes on medium and then add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add ground beef and cook until browned.
- Drain excess liquid from the skillet. Season the beef with salt and pepper.
- Add sour cream and beef broth to the ground beef. Cook for 3-4 minutes and then add mushrooms, ground mustard and paprika.
- Add cooked pasta to ground beef and mix.
- Serve with fresh parsley.