Skinny Stroganoff

18 February 2013

I love comfort food.
I just hate the calories that usually come with it.

On thing my mom used to make us a lot when I was little was beef stroganoff.
There is something about the beef, mushrooms and creaminess that I just LOVE.
It is not a very healthy recipe though.

Last week I set off to make a healthy beef stroganoff.
And oh how I succeeded.
We then turned the stroganoff into stroganoff burgers, but that's another recipe for a different day.

By substituting ground turkey and some other main ingredients, I seriously cut back on calories, without sacrificing flavor. You can serve the stroganoff over a ton of different things. I chose to use protein-packed wheat pasta, but you could even eat the stroganoff alone to cut calories further.



Skinny Stroganoff

serves 2-3

Ingredients
20oz ground turkey
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1 can healthy request cream of mushroom soup
1/2 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp salt
8oz plain greek yogurt
1/2 cup beef or chicken broth (I've tried both and they are equally good!)

Instructions
1// Brown ground turkey over medium high heat. Add in onion and cook until it begins to look translucent.

2// Mix in the mushrooms, garlic, cayenne, and worcestershire sauce. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

3// Empty the can of mushroom soup into the skillet and stir well. Add in the thyme and salt. Turn the heat down to low.

4// Stir in the greek yogurt. Once mixed, slowly add in the broth. You can add more if you want a thinner gravy.

5// Spoon over pasta or even eat by itself! Serve immediately.



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11 comments:

  1. that looks amazing! i cant wait to try it sometime :) thanks for the recipe babe!

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  2. stroganoff is a personal favorite of mine!
    kw, Ladies in Navy

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  3. This looks soooo good. I haven't made strogenof because it's so unhealthy, but I will definitely give this a try!!! I think I'll pour it over steamed zucchini...

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  4. I never considered using ground turkey as the meat in my stroganoff. Smart! I usually use beef stew meat, but I will have to give this a try because I LOVE ground turkey. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  5. Mmmm....that looks and sound so very yummy! And that it's skinny?!? Awesome!

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  6. This looks good! My mom made this all the time growing up, but I've made it only once. I'll have to try this healthy version next time I get a craving for it.

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  7. I LOVE stroganoff. I'm going to have to try this version!

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  8. That's fantastic, I'm definitely going to have to try this one!

    Found your post through Carrie's Weekly Round-Up Post this week! :) She shared it in our Weekly Round-Up Linky!

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