Monday, July 2, 2012

Atkins Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients:

1 ¼ pounds skirt steak or beef tenderloin, cut into 2 x 1 strips
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon butter
½ cup finely chopped Spanish onion
3 ounce small white mushrooms
¼ cup dry red wine
1 cup beef broth (not low sodium) or 3 tablespoons demi-glace mixed with 3/4 cup water
¼ cup sour cream
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Directions:

1.Heat oven to warm setting. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper.

2.In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown meat in batches, about 1 minute per side. Transfer to a platter and place in oven.

3.Melt butter in skillet; add onion and cook 3 minutes, until softened. Add mushrooms. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mushroom liquid evaporates.

4.Add wine; cook 5 minutes. Stir in beef broth and cook 10 minutes, until mushrooms are coated with a thick sauce. Stir in sour cream and mustard. Add meat and accumulated juices.

5.Reduce heat to low and cook 2-3 minutes, until meat is heated through. Season to taste with salt and pepper.