Beef Stroganoff with Rice
- 15min prep
- 1hr cook
- 4 Servings
500g beef strips
2 teaspoons butter
1 small brown onion, halved, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 teaspoons sweet paprika
250g button mushrooms, sliced
250ml (1 cup) beef stock
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon tomato paste
300g (1 ½ cups) white long-grain rice
85g (⅓ cup) sour cream
1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add half the beef and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until brown. Transfer to a heatproof bowl. Repeat with remaining beef.
Melt butter in same pan over medium-high heat until foaming. Add the onion, garlic and paprika and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion softens. Add the beef, mushrooms, beef stock, Worcestershire sauce and tomato paste. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes or until beef is tender. (To freeze, see note.)
Meanwhile, cook rice in a saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions until tender. (To freeze, see note.)
Stir sour cream into beef mixture until just combined. Remove from heat.
Place rice in a serving bowl and top with beef stroganoff and parsley.
To freeze beef (up to 3 months): Cool beef mixture to room temperature. Divide into individual serves and place in small containers. Label, date and freeze.to freeze rice (up to 2 months): Cool rice to room temperature. Divide into individual serves and place in small containers. Label, date and freeze. To thaw beef and rice: Place in the fridge for 8 hours. To reheat beef: Place in a saucepan and stir over medium heat until heated through. Continue from step 4. To reheat rice: Place in a heatproof bowl. Pour over boiling water to cover. Stir until rice grains separate. Drain. Microwave reheating beef (single portion): Place in a microwave-safe dish and cover with a lid or double layer of plastic wrap. Cook on Medium/500watts/50%, stirring every 2 minutes, for 5-7 minutes or until heated through. Microwave reheating rice (single portion): Place in a microwave-safe dish and cover with a double layer of damp paper towel. Cook on Medium-High/650watts/70% for 3 minutes or until hot.