Slimming World Beef Stroganoff

  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 main course servings 1x


This Slimming World beef stroganoff is a syn-free meal. It’s made with lean beef, mushrooms and quark. This is an excellent mid-week dinner recipe!



  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 500g (1lb) beef fillet, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 250g (½ lb) mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) brandy [optional]
  • 5ml (1 tsp) Dijon mustard
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 400ml (⅔ pt) beef stock
  • 120g (4oz) quark
  • 60ml (4 tbsp) parsley, washed and finely chopped


  1. Spray a large frying pan with cooking spray and place it on a high heat.
  2. Brown the beef slices on all sides and set aside.
  3. Lower the heat, spray the pan again and gently fry the onion and garlic for 10 minutes, or until softened and translucent.
  4. Turn heat to high and add the mushrooms, stirring constantly for 2 minutes, or until the mushrooms are browned.
  5. Pour in the brandy, letting it sizzle for a minute.
  6. Lower the heat to medium, and add mustard and lemon juice and give the contents a stir.
  7. Pour in the beef stock and let the sauce simmer slowly for about 10 minutes or until the quantity has reduced by half.
  8. Stir in the quark thoroughly.
  9. Add the beef back into the mix and let the contents simmer for 5 minutes, or until desired doneness.
  10. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with your favourite side dish.


  • If you’re not following any kind of diet, you can experiment with the cream element of the recipe. E.g. the quark can be substituted with creme fraiche, cream cheese or cream.
  • Feel free to experiment with different types of mushrooms, from white ones, to chesnut to portobello, and even wild!
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Pan Fry
  • Cuisine: Russian

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