Stroganoff Melts

Ground beef stroganoff is always a favorite at our house. It’s definitely a quick meal to throw together and it tastes great. It doesn’t matter what I serve it over – mashed potatoes, egg noodles, rice – the plates always get cleaned in a hurry.

But sometimes there are nights when we want something a little different and fun, especially on family nights when we watch a movie while eating. So one night I decided we could turn a favorite into a hand held, couch-sitting friendly dinner. It turned out great and we all enjoyed the slight variation a lot.

Since I wanted this to be a hand-held friendly meal, I replaced the traditional sour cream with cream cheese for a thicker sauce.

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Stroganoff Melts

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/2 lb. mushrooms, sliced *optional
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste
  • 3 T. flour
  • 1 c. beef stock
  • 1 t. thyme
  • 2 oz. cream cheese
  • 6 English muffins
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded cheddar cheese

1. In a large skillet, brown ground beef , onion and optional mushrooms. Season to taste with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Stir in flour and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in beef broth. Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened. Add cream cheese and stir until melted.

2. Split English muffins and place on a baking sheet. Cover each half with some of the stroganoff mixture and top with shredded cheese. Bake at 350 degrees until English muffins are toasty and cheese is melted, about 8-10 minutes.

4 thoughts on “Stroganoff Melts

  1. well i have 3 of the pickiest eaters u ever saw and it was a hit they loved it!! great idea! i went a little heavy on the tyme though but it was still terrific

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