Monday, March 3, 2008

Crock Pot Comfort


On a cold, rainy day, there's nothing better than coming home to the smell of a meal that's been cooking for hours. The crock pot is a great gadget, especially during the winter, and is an easy way to prepare many meals, including one of my favorite comfort dishes, beef stroganoff.

Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients:
1 1/2 to 2 pounds London broil or round steak, cut into strips
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 medium onion, chopped
4 to 6 ounces of mushrooms, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 beef bouillon cubes
2 cups of water
1 cup sour cream

Preparation:
Brown meat in pan and drain off grease. Combine meat and all other ingredients, except sour cream, and pour into crock pot. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours. Stir sour cream into hot meat mixture about 10 minutes before serving. Serve over cooked egg noodles (my favorite), fettuccine, rice or mashed potatoes.


Chili, beef stew, spaghetti sauce -- what's your favorite crock pot dish?

6 comments:

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  2. yeah, i should get to know a crock pot. that recipe sounds really good.

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  3. Oh yum!! I just saved this recipe.

    I am a new crock pot user. I used to be scared I'd burn down the house, now I want to use it for everything!! :)

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  4. Mimi, Nora and Cupcake Monkey:
    Glad you are feeling the crock pot love. Let me know if you try the recipe!

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  5. Um...this is my new favorite crockpot dish now! This looks so comforting, now that it's cold again in Seattle! It's always so cruel when you have a few warm days then it gets cold again.

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