Easy Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom is the next featured superfood in the South Arm Cooking Club for Seniors. The mushroom is used in this Easy Mushroom Stroganoff recipe.


Benefits of mushrooms extracted from BBC Good Food Megazine and Vegetarian Nutrition Info includes:

  • very low in calories
  • antioxidant property
  • high in potassium (helps lower blood pressure and reduces risk of stroke). For example, one portobella mushroom has more potassium than a banana or a glass of orange juice.
  • great alternative to meat
  • source of Vitamin B12
  • one of the few natural sources of Vitamin D, which keeps bones and teeth healthy and supports the immune system
  • shiitake mushrooms have been used by Chinese and Japanese to treat cold and flu, appears to stimulate immune system


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 600 grams mixed mushrooms, washed and chopped
  • 1 cup low sodium beef or vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup half fat sour cream
  • parsley, chopped
  • broad noodles, prepared according to directions


Source: adapted from BBC Good Food Magazine


Easy-Mushroom-Stroganoff-4Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook the onion until soften, about 5 minutes.

Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Easy-Mushroom-Stroganoff-5Add mushrooms and paprika and cook on high heat, stirring often, for about 5 minutes.
Easy-Mushroom-Stroganoff-6Add stocks and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
Easy-Mushroom-Stroganoff-8Meanwhile, cook broad noodles in a big pot of salted boiling water, according to the package instructions.Drain broad noodles in the sink using a colander.

Place noodles in a large dish.

Easy-Mushroom-Stroganoff-10Turn the heat off the mushrooms. Stir in parsley and sour cream.
Easy-Mushroom-Stroganoff-12Pour stroganoff over noodles.Garnish with more parsley if you like.

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