Thursday, April 20, 2017

Beef Stroganoff with Coffee (1981)

  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 lbs round steak
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tspns salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1-1/2 tspns instant coffee
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tspn fresh dill. chopped (optional)
Saute onions and mushrooms in 1/4 cup of butter in large heavy skillet until onions are tender but not brown. Remove from pan, and set aside.

Add remaining butter to skillet.  Cut beef into 2 x 1/2 x 1/4-inch strips. Combine flour and 1 teaspoon of salt. Coat meat with flour mixture, and brown well in butter in skillet.

Add water, wine, instant coffee, remaining salt, and dill.  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add onions and mushrooms, and simmer 30 minutes longer, or until meat is very tender.  

Just before serving, stir in sour cream, and heat gently (do not boil). Serve over hot noodles, if desired.  Serves six.

(Origin - "Coffee Makes It Delicious:  The Coffee Cookbook from Maxwell House Coffee" by the General Mills Corp, 1981.) 

More "Lost" Beef Recipes
Abe Lincoln's Butter-Browned Steak with Coffee-Mustard Sauce (1837)
Chipped Creamed Beef, Southern Style (1931)
Beef Roulades in Burgundy (1963)

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