Beef Stroganoff

If you're a new cook and the thought of making Beef Stroganoff scares you out of the kitchen, fear not, this recipe is beginner-friendly. Beef Stroganoff is a Russian dish of sautéed pieces of beef served in a sauce with sour cream. From its origins in 19th-century Russia, it became a beloved dish in America in the fifties with considerable variation to the actual recipe. One of Jim's favorite dinners, this rendition features top sirloin, button mushrooms and a cream sauce spiked with cognac and seasoned with caraway and nutmeg.


(4 servings*)

1 pound of beef top sirloin

Kosher salt and pepper

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

4 tablespoons butter, divided