Easy Stovetop Ground Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Over Brown and Wild Rice
Ground Beef Stroganoff.

The Spruce / Diana Rattray

  • Total: 24 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
562 Calories
34g Fat
26g Carbs
38g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 562
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 142mg 47%
Sodium 1031mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 38g
Calcium 139mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a simple stovetop beef stroganoff made with ground beef. A small amount of ketchup is added to the classic sour cream sauce to deepen the flavor. 

This is the perfect meal for a busy day. Put some noodles or potatoes on to cook while you cook the ground beef, or use the easy microwave "Ready Rice." You'll have a delicious meal in less than 30 minutes!


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup beef broth, chicken broth, or water
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup/8 ounces sour cream
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons ketchup (to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and mushrooms and cook, stirring, until the onions are translucent and the mushrooms are golden brown.

  3. Remove the onions and mushrooms to a plate and set aside.

  4. Add the ground beef to the same skillet and cook, breaking up and stirring, until the beef is no longer pink.

  5. Add the flour and continue cooking, stirring, for 2 minutes.

  6. Add the broth or water and stir to blend. Add salt and then stir in the sour cream.

  7. Add 1 or 2 tablespoons of ketchup, or to taste. Heat until hot, but do not boil.

  8. Serve the stroganoff with hot cooked rice, egg noodles, or potatoes. 

  9. Enjoy!