I know beef Stroganoff is not exactly a meal you think of when you think of healthy eating. With all those white noodles, butter and sour cream? One serving could easily top 800 calories. But made with some really smart substitutions you too can make it a healthy and delicious meal.
Healthy beef Stroganoff with green beans
- 1 pound green string beans
- 1 pound lean sirloin (optional seasonings: paprika, salt, pepper or adobo or whatever you like)
- 1 tablespoon flour (you can substitute almond flour, coconut flour, cornstarch or arrrowroot)
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- ½ to 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup mushrooms, coarsely chopped
- ½ to 1 can lite cream of mushroom soup (the Fit & Active® brand is a good option)
- ½ to 1 cup skim milk
- ¼ cup fat-free Greek yogurt
Directions: Steam green beans and set aside. Pound sirloin with meat tenderizer and cut into small strips. Sprinkle flour over meat, coating all the strips. Sauté onion, garlic and mushrooms in olive oil over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes and then add meat. Continue to sauté 2 to 3 minutes until meat is cooked medium rare. Add cream of mushroom soup and milk. Stir until desired consistency is met and remove from heat. Add Greek yogurt and stir until creamy. Serve over steamed green beans. Makes 4 servings. Per serving: 360 calories, 30 grams protein, 18 grams fat, 19 grams carbohydrates. Try it yourself — it’s delicious!