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Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff

Updated on February 18, 2018

A Simple Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef stroganoff was one of the first dishes I learned to make as a young adult. I had a recipe that had been given to me by a friend's mother. For a number of years, it served as my standby when cooking a first meal for any guy I dated. It was well received too. It seemed that most of the men I met, loved anything with beef in it. Later, as I became a busy professional and wife, time became more critical. Arriving home after a nine hour day at work only to rush into the kitchen to make this favorite dish was just overwhelming.

Like most women, I learned to adapt! I took my favorite recipe and altered it to use in the crock pot. It reduced the overall preparation time and allowed me to do part of the work in the morning before leaving and the other half after arriving home. The crock pot beef stroganoff recipe on this page is the result of this transition to the slow cooker.

The Ingredients

1 to 1 1/2 lbs. sirloin steak, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 tablespoon cooking oil

8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 gloves garlic, minced
1 cup beef broth
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons cooking sherry

8 ounces sour cream
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup beef broth chilled

Preparing Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff

Cut sirloin steak into 1" cubes. Brown it in skillet with hot oil. Drain.

Combine beef, onion, garlic, and mushrooms in the crock pot. Combine tomato paste with beef broth, then add sherry. Pour over ingredients in the crock pot.

Cook on low for approximately 7 1/2 hours.

Whisk cornstarch into chilled, 1/4 cup beef broth and add to sour cream. Stir to mix well. Add to crock pot, stirring again. Cover and cook for an additional 30-40 minutes. Do not allow it to boil. It will thicken as it cools.

This easy beef stroganoff can be served over cooked rice or egg noodles.


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      Lisa 3 years ago from Central USA

      Okay, have to say I tried the crockpot last night for the other half..he loved it..thank you !

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      Lisa 3 years ago from Central USA

      Another one to try is

      Can't wait to try the crockpot version! Thank you!

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      Christine Mulberry 7 years ago

      papernotes: It's in a crock pot on low, it's electric. I have a quicker, and in my opinion better recipe posted at

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      PaperNotes 7 years ago

      Yummy hub! I was thinking of trying your recipe when I saw that it needs to be cooked for 7 1/2 hours. Does it really take that long to cook? I can't imagine how much gas I'll be using for it.

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      Leigh 7 years ago

      This stroganoff recipe with the tomato paste and the sour cream sounds very good. Looking forward to trying it. Thanks!

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      Eleni 7 years ago

      Sounds great and EASY! Definitely going to give this a whirl tonight! Thanks :)

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      pakpub 7 years ago from Ohio

      This recipe sounds delicious.

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      jj the cook 7 years ago

      Ja ... cool ... beef stroganoff is a fantastic meal ... esp. in colder months. But I generally eat it with a rice and wild rice combination al-la

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      Tony McGregor 8 years ago from South Africa

      I shall have to try this one. Love cooking in my crock pot. Thanks for sharing.

      Love and peace,


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      Holle Abee 8 years ago from Georgia

      Another thumbs up, Christine, on a great recipe!

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      Audrey Kirchner 8 years ago from Washington

      Looks delicious and since I'm a huge crockpot fan...gotta try it now!

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      spinner2k8 8 years ago

      Great recipe,

      I will try it out

      Take Care


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      Montana Farm Girl 8 years ago from Northwestern Montana

      Yumo!!! I love anything "crock pot"...I even made a crock pot cake last was divine and I have plans to make many, many of them this winter..perfect with a dab of ice cream!!!! I'm bookmarking this one!!! Thanks!

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      rugsdynamic 8 years ago

      I love Stroganoff - but what a great idea to do it in the crock pot. I will certainly give some of these crock pot stroganoff recipes a try.

      Thanks - I love it when I can use the crock pot for quick meals.

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      Ashley Joy 8 years ago

      This sounds great, and I always love things I can put into the crock pot. Since I work at home this way dinner can be ready when the rest of my family gets home and yet I can still get my work done.

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      Tony 8 years ago

      This sounds really good. I just got out of bed and now I feel like eating dinner! Very nice hub page.

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      Cheryl 8 years ago

      Delicious. I have a very similar crock pot recipe for stroganoff and it is a favorite. Crock pot cooking is the best - practical and delicious. How lovely to come hope to a meal already prepared.

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      Debnet 8 years ago

      I have most of those ingredients and a crock pot waiting... thin k I'll give it a go! Thanks Mulberry!

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      irenemaria 8 years ago from Sweden

      Mmmmm! Crock pot cooking is smart cooking!

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      Sandy 8 years ago

      Looks Yummy!