So, lockdown has me doing a couple of things; the first being so busy working on side-business projects that I normally have no time to work on that I haven’t had time to post on this blog and the second; I have been digging up my favourite recipes from when I was a kid, and cooking them up on Sundays. 

I thought, considering I have completely neglected you all over the past two months, I’ll give you my beef stroganoff recipe (created by my mum/German grandma), whilst I am conjuring up my next blog post. It’s delicious, I assure you, and what better time of year to cook up such magical food?

Ingredients:

  • 60gm butter 
  • 1kg beef strips 
  • 2 large brown onions 
  • 1tsp salt/pepper mix
  • 1 cup red wine w/ one beef stock cube
  • 1-2 cups mushrooms 
  • 1/3 cup sour cream 
  • 2tbs tomato paste 

Directions:

  1. Heat butter in fry pan
  2. Add meat to melted butter and fry until it changes colour 
  3. Add chopped onion and lightly fry 
  4. Add salt/pepper, beef stock (mixed into the red wine), mushrooms and tomato paste.
  5. Pop a lid on and leave lightly bubbling for 30mins until meat is tender
  6. Just before serving, mix through sour cream 

Serve with your desired carbohydrate; rice, pasta or potatoes, in whichever amount suits you. I used one cup of basmati rice 

Macros per serve:

Calories: 392
Carbs: 7gm
Fat: 18gm
Protein: 41gm

*Note that these macros don’t include added rice, potatoes, or pasta. The calories are a tad whacked (if you add them up manually) because it has red wine. Wine is it’s own ‘macro’ with 7 calories per gram, and it is not accounted for on calorie-tracking apps such as MyFitnessPal, though the calories will track just fine. If you include an alcohol-based recipe in your macros, just know that your macros will be a little off on that day.

If you try it, let me know how it goes! 

Jen x

 

 

 

 

 

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