Budget Friendly Family Meals: Easy Beef Stroganoff

beef stroganoff

I’m excited to share with you a meal that I have been preparing for years and one that came directly from my grandmother’s recipe tin–Easy Beef Stroganoff! Fit for a family, this recipe is easy to prepare and extremely versatile. It can be served on egg noodles, mashed potatoes, or your favorite pasta. You’ll find the recipe at the end of this post.

I’m also really happy to be part of a recipe roundup this week, along with 14 other awesome foodies! Below are 15 mouthwatering, budget friendly family meals for you to try out! Each meal is easy on the wallet and great for feeding large families!

15 Budget Friendly Family Recipes

1.  WriterMom’s Blog – Creamy Chicken & Mashed Potato Casserole
2.  Mommifried – Easy Beef Stroganoff
3.  City Girl on Hicks Farm – Honey Garlic Pork Chops 
4.  One Tipsy Chick – Turkey Tostada with Avocado Cream 
5.  Baking in a Tornado – Individual Taco Pies
6.  From Foreclosure to Frugal – Deli Sandwich Roll up
7.  PinkWhen – Baked Pork Chops 
8.  Joyful Scribblings –  Breakfast Pizza
9.  Adventures of a Jayhawk Mommy –  Sweet & Sour Pork Chops and Outback Baked Potatoes
10.  Working on Working Mom –  Homemade Vegetable Stock
11. Foody Schmoody – Crock Pot Chicken Caesar Wraps 
12.  (a)Musing Foodie – Baked Ziti
13.  Stop Lookin’ Get Cookin’ – Marinated Grilled Chicken
14.  A Peek Inside My Paradise – Weight Watchers Supreme Breakfast Biscuits
15.  Close to Home – Stuffed Peppers

Easy Beef Stroganoff

Serves 4-6
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 15 hours
Total time 15 hours, 10 minutes
Meal type

Main Dish


  • 1 1/2 Pounds ground beef
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 10 1/2 ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream


Step 1
Combine meat, flour, salt, pepper, and paprika.
Step 2
Cook onion in butter until golden in a large skillet.
Step 3
Add meat and brown while stirring.
Step 4
Add cream of chicken soup and cook 5 minutes.
Step 5
Add sour cream and heat thoroughly.
Step 6
Serve of egg noodles, mashed potatoes, or pasta.

Posted on by Crystal in Food & Recipes

14 Responses to Budget Friendly Family Meals: Easy Beef Stroganoff

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  2. Dawn Pasco

    Thanks for including me in the roundup! My husband loves beef stroganoff. I’ll have to give this a try.
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  3. Katie @ Pick Any Two

    As I continue striving to pare down our grocery budget, I am especially thankful for this post! Lots of great, inexpensive recipes that will please the whole fam.
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  5. Karen @BakingInATornado

    Love recipes with a family history. Pinning it to my Budget Friendly Recipes board.
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  6. Michelle

    Looks good! I love beef stroganoff!
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  8. Samantha

    We love beef stroganoff (well the hubs and kids do) I can’t wait to try this
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  9. Kendra

    My family loves beef stroganoff. We are going to be trying this one soon.
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  10. maria @ close to home

    I have not every made beef stroganoff but I will be pinning this for another night. thanks

  11. WriterMom Angela

    Thanks so much for joining the link up! It’s a great list!
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