Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

 

The BEST recipe for Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff, everything you need to know about making beef stroganoff in a slow cooker or instant pot.

 

The BEST recipe for Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff, everything you need to know about making beef stroganoff in a slow cooker or instant pot.  ohsweetbasil.com

 

It’s time!!! It’s time for the holidays and I’m so excited I just can’t hide it!!

 

Oh my goodness, I’m totally kidding. I’m dreading the holidays this year and I need a serious attitude adjustment so I decided to do what any good blogger would do and write about it.

 

It's so easy to make dinner in an instant pot, but what recipes are good in an instant pot? This instant pot beef stroganoff is a classic! ohsweetbasil.com

 

We are so tired. We have a lot on our plates with this site lately and it’s making me miss out on the excitement of preparing for the holidays. It’s really been bugging me, but as I’m writing this I’m realizing, maybe this is a good thing. Being aware that things aren’t balanced can be an opportunity for me to ditch the unimportant and go after a magical holiday with our family. No need for stuff, just memories together.

 

In fact, one of our favorite bloggers, LeighAnne Wilkes has a new Holiday Slow Cooker Cookbook and I turned a classic slow cooker beef stroganoff recipe into an easy instant pot beef stroganoff to see if I could make it for those days when you find out family is coming to dinner in 1 hour and it totally worked! Don’t worry, I’ll give you instructions for both ways.

 

 

 It's so easy to make dinner in an instant pot, but what recipes are good in an instant pot? This instant pot beef stroganoff is a classic! ohsweetbasil.com

 

The Holiday Slow Cooker cookbook is just what I needed to remember to make each holiday about the people around my table and it’s all super simple. Check out her POST and the pretty behind the scenes pictures.

 

That’s my goal this year, to look around my table more and just be. I’m going to use this cookbook to make each holiday be about us. Want to join us? The cookbook is on sale on Amazon right now!! I’m trying that chili next!!

 

The recipes have been awesome but the photos are just as important. They are beautiful!!!  Can’t wait to hear your stories around the table and make sure you scroll past the recipe for all answers about beef stroganoff that you might have!

 

It's so easy to make dinner in an instant pot, but what recipes are good in an instant pot? This instant pot beef stroganoff is a classic! ohsweetbasil.com

 

How to Make Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

It’s all about the browning. Start with your instant pot on browning and get that meat caramelized. It will give soooo much more flavor to the dish.

 

After you’ve browned the meat just set it to high heat for 20 minutes, add the remaining ingredients except the sour cream and stir to combine.

 

Once it’s done cooking, stir in the sour cream and serve over noodles!

 

It's so easy to make dinner in an instant pot, but what recipes are good in an instant pot? This instant pot beef stroganoff is a classic! ohsweetbasil.com

 

Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

 

Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

The BEST recipe for Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff, everything you need to know about making beef stroganoff in a slow cooker or instant pot.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 Pounds Stew Meat
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 1 1/4 Cups Beef Broth
  • 2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Parsley Flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Thyme or 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 8 Ounces Crimini Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • Fresh Parsley for Garnish
  • Fettucini Pasta for serving or egg noodles

 

Directions:

  1. In a large ziploc bag, add the flour, paprika, and garlic powder.
  2. Add the stew meat and seal the bag, then shake to evenly coat.
  3. Set the instant pot to browning and add the olive oil. Once hot, add the meat and onions, turning the meat occasionally until browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Turn the instant pot to high heat and add the remaining ingredients except the sour cream. Add the lid, making sure it’s set to seal and set the time for 20 minutes.
  5. Either quick release the pressure or wait 15 minutes until the pressure has released and stir in the sour cream.
  6. Serve over noodles with fresh parsley.

For a slow cooker version…

Heat a pan to medium heat and add the oil. Once hot, add the meat and onions and brown for 3-4 minutes, turning the meat as it browns.

Turn off the stove and transfer the meat and onions to a slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients except the sour cream and stir to combine. Cook on low for 5-6 hours, during the last hour of cooking add the mushrooms.

Once finished, add the sour cream and stir everything together. Serve over noodles.

All images and text ©Carrian Cheney for Oh Sweet Basil.

The BEST recipe for Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff, everything you need to know about making beef stroganoff in a slow cooker or instant pot.

Where Did Beef Stroganoff Come From

Beef Stroganoff is a dish originating from Russia. It started out as a dish with braised juices and sour cream mixed together, but when it finally hit American cookbooks less than 100 years ago we’ve all been changing it ever since.

Which Beef is Best for Beef Stroganoff

My mom made it with ground beef, but I’m a big fan of it made with Wagyu beef or Stew Meat.

Really, whatever you have on hand will work in a pinch, but obviously the better the meat the better the flavor.

What to Eat Beef Stroganoff With

Traditionally Beef Stroganoff is served with egg noodles, but we chose Fettucini this time which I actually prefered. A slightly smaller noodle felt a little less heavy and the meat really got to be the star of the show.

It would be perfectly delicious to serve beef stroganoff with rice or mashed potatoes as well. I think it’s a great dish for a budget.

How to Make Beef Stroganoff in a Crock Pot or Slow Cooker

Low and slow is the way to go so ignore that high heat button on your slow cooker. If you’re looking to quickly cook the meat, grab an instant pot otherwise you really do need about 8 hours in a slow cooker. Make sure you brown the meat in a pan to start things off.

Contrary to popular belief, browning meat is NOT to seal in the juices, it’s actually to caramelize the outside of the meat and give more flavor.

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33 comments on “Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff”

  1. I tried this recipe and it was really good thank you for posting this recipe

  2. modified just a bit. made with venison steaks. cooked in instant pot for 17 minutes after browning and deglazing. so very tasty.

  3. Made this tonight. It was a hit! I only had 1.5 lb. beef and used 16 oz. mushrooms. Maybe because of that, there was a bit more liquid so I made a cornstarch slurry to thicken. Used yogurt in place of sour cream. Really great gravy and tender beef. Will definitely make again. Easy and delicious. 

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  5. I have the 10 in 1 Instant Pot which says to use a min of 2 cups of liquid and this doesn’t call for that much liquid.  Would this be a problem making in the 10 in 1?  Thanks

  6. I love most of the recipes I tried. The instant pot is new to me and so I would like to see more clear instructions. Like do you cook noodles with the stroganoff or do you cook the by themselves. Just a thought. You are awesome and your recipes are awesome but just a thought.

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  8. Very good recipe, just made the “go to” list. Only things I did different was half the Worcestershire sauce and salt, and only had 1# of beef chuck. Also after pressure for 20, and natural release for 11, turned to sauté low to thicken sauce a bit. Beef was melt in your moth tender, and Deeeeeeeeelicious! 

  9. I made mine like a beef stew instead (I had potatoes and carrots to use up) and it was FABULOUS! The only other swap I made was greek yogurt instead of sour cream – extra protein!

  10. If I double the recipe, do I have to double the time in the instapot?

  11. I made this tonight in my new instant pot. I have NEVER seen my significant other react like this to a meal!!!! He LOVED IT!!!!  With this being one of the first things I made with my instant pot I am even more impressed as it means this recipe is foolproof! Thank you for sharing!!!

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  13. Terrific recipe!!! I used Costco cheap stew meat, browned it in coconut oil (no flour), & it was an tender as could be. I added Cayenne pepper, a bunch of celery diagonally sliced, & served it over a bed of brown rice (also Instant Pot). I loved that the consistency was not a flour/pasty-thick consistency like stroganoff often can be. Definitely going to be seeing this recipe on our table more often! Thanks

  14. Could this be easily doubled? We will be serving 4 adults and 3 kids who eat like adults.

  15. Just made this as my first recipe in my new instant pot. My husband and family loved it!!! Thank you so much for making a great meal that the entire family enjoyed!!! It will be on my go to recipes!!

  16. If I wanted to make this with extra gravy for mashed potatoes, what exactly would I double?