Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff – A Cozy Delight for Cold Days

This hearty and comforting Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff features tender stewed beef, mushrooms and egg noodles in a creamy broth, cooked to perfection in a slow cooker.

Looking for a more slow-cooked recipe? Try Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken and Slow Cooked Pulled Pork Sliders.

On cold days, there’s nothing like a warm, comforting dish to chase away the chill and leave you satisfied. Enter Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff, a hearty treat that effortlessly combines the rich flavors of classic beef stroganoff with the ease of slow cooker convenience.

This comforting dish is tailor-made for those looking for a simple and delicious solution to the winter blues. Imagine tender beef, succulent mushrooms, and flavorful broth melding together in a slow cooker, creating a flavorful symphony that requires minimal effort from the cook.

In this blog post, we’ll explore the simple steps to creating this cozy masterpiece that promises to be an ideal recipe for those looking for warmth and flavor without the fuss. This recipe combines the delicious flavors of beef stew with the comfort of stroganoff noodles. Say goodbye to kitchen stress and hello to a plate of pure, unadulterated comfort.

Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff 3

Why You’ll Love Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

Enjoying this recipe is like wrapping yourself in a cozy blanket after a long day. Here’s why you’ll fall head over heels in love with this dish:

  1. Abundant and comforting: The tender bites of stewed meat combined with the earthy mushrooms create a hearty, comforting sensation with every spoonful.
  2. Convenient slow cooking method: With just 5 minutes of preparation, you can set it and forget it. Let the slow cooker work its magic, allowing the flavors to blend for 4 to 6 hours.
  3. Versatile Ingredients: This recipe allows flexibility. You can personalize it by swapping the mushrooms for carrots or potatoes, or choose your favorite short pasta for further customization.

How to Make Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

Preparing this comforting dish is a breeze thanks to the convenience of a slow cooker. Here’s what you’ll need and how to do it:

Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff Ingredients


  • beef stew
  • Fungus
  • Onion soup preparation
  • Garlic
  • Tomato paste
  • Sour cream
  • Flour
  • Fresh parsley
  • English sauce
  • Low sodium beef broth
  • Dried egg noodles, raw


  1. In your slow cooker, combine the stewed beef, sliced ​​mushrooms, onion soup mix, minced garlic, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, and low-sodium beef broth.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat for 6 hours or on high heat for 4, allowing the flavors to blend.
  3. Before serving, add the dry, raw egg noodles and cover until the noodles are al dente.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream and flour. Add one cup of soup liquid, whisk until smooth and add this mixture to the slow cooker, then cook for 10 more minutes.
Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff Process

Variations: Season Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

While this slow cooked beef stroganoff recipe is delicious as is, feel free to get creative and make it your own. Here are some variations to consider:

  1. Vegetarian touch: Skip the meat and replace it with a mix of your favorite vegetables for a vegetarian version of stroganoff.
  2. Gluten-free option: Substitute gluten-free noodles or rice for a gluten-free stroganoff alternative.
  3. Season it: Add a pinch of cayenne or paprika for a subtle kick and elevate the flavor profile.
Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

This hearty and comforting Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff features tender beef, mushrooms, and egg noodles in a creamy broth, cooked to perfection in a slow cooker.

Keyword Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff
Preparation time 5 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
  • 1 pound beef stew
  • 8 oz fungus sliced
  • 1 Onion soup preparation
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon English sauce
  • 6 cups meat broth Low in sodium
  • 2 cups dried egg noodles raw
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • Parsley to decorate
  • In a slow cooker, add stewed beef, mushrooms, onion soup mix, garlic, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, and beef broth. Stir well, cover and simmer for 4 to 5 hours.

  • Before serving, add the noodles to the slow cooker and stir. Cover and cook until the noodles are al dente.

  • In a small bowl mix sour cream and flour. Add 1 cup of the soup liquid to the sour cream mixture and beat until smooth.

  • Add the sour cream mixture to the slow cooker and let cook for another 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

  • Store leftovers in the freezer for up to 3 months, in an airtight container.
  • You can omit the mushrooms and use carrots or potatoes instead.
  • You can use any short pasta, but egg noodles are delicious!
  • If you want your soup to be thicker, you can mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water and add that to the soup as well.

Can it be stored or prepared in advance?

Yes, this soup is perfect for planning ahead. Store leftovers in the freezer for up to 3 months in an airtight container. This makes it a great option for meal prepping or saving something for later when you need a quick, satisfying meal – just reheat and eat.

Beef Facts

  • Beef is an excellent source of high-quality protein and essential nutrients such as iron, zinc and B vitamins.
  • Grass-fed beef is often considered healthier than conventionally raised beef, as it tends to have less total fat and more beneficial nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Different cuts of meat vary in flavor, tenderness, and cooking methods, so it’s important to choose the right cut for your recipe.

Common Questions About Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

Can I use a different cut of meat?

While stewed beef works best for this recipe, you can also use roast beef or sirloin, cut into cubes.

Can I omit the mushrooms?

Absolutely! If you don’t like them, you can omit the mushrooms or substitute them with another vegetable of your choice.

What can I substitute sour cream with?

If you wish, you can substitute cream cheese for the sour cream in this recipe. This will give a creamier, sweeter stroganoff sauce.

Can I make this recipe without a slow cooker?

Yes, while the slow cooking method produces the best results, you can also make beef stroganoff on the stovetop or in the oven. Simply follow the same steps, adjusting the cooking time and temperature as needed.

Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff is a versatile and comforting dish, perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re feeding a crowd or just want a hearty meal, this recipe is sure to please. With its simple preparation, customizable variations, and delicious flavors, it’s no wonder this recipe remains a beloved classic in many homes.

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