Maybe some of you are thinking that I goofed and meant a creamy with , but this one time, I was right.
Just this once.
This served over is out of this world. You’re going to want seconds of this creamy stroganoff .
And if you love grilled recipes (grilled breasts or grilled thighs), you can use your leftover grilled breasts to make this delicious .
Where Did Originate?
Russia, allegedly. As it happens, stroganoff existed before Russia claimed that one of their chefs created it. And it might have originated in France.
Most recipes, if not all, claim that stroganoff originated in Russia, but that may not be accurate. Who knows. It is a toss-up.
The French chef created a creamy , so we like him.
We’re going to move on now to talk about the awesomeness of the in the . with
You can see that I went on a tangent, and I’m trying to correct that now:) It’s just that the more I look into the origins of this , the weirder it gets.
I’ll stop now. Back to the . I swear.
What Goes in or a ?
First, you need your or your .
The . is thickened with and, of course,
And the and bacon combo is irresistible.
Oh, and the and mushrooms.
And the . Did I mention the ? drool. Sorry, but I love the .
Other ingredients in this delicious easy are:
- Extra virgin
- Bacon (or turkey bacon)
- Bella , white button , or other types
- (or )
- Dijon mustard
- , for garnish
- (regular or whole wheat )
This with creamy is one of our favorite boneless skinless recipes because we love healthy recipes.
However, you can also make this one of your favorite recipes.
Do you have some leftover baked or leftover rotisserie ? You can use that to make this , too. Hey, we’re nothing if not flexible.
And have we mentioned the ? And the perfect ?
Like me, you’re probably used to recipes. And I absolutely love , and I share the same enthusiasm about .
When you have leftover prime rib, it’s perfect for . The same can be said for . Any leftover can be turned into a delicious creamy stroganoff. The is the chef’s kiss.
Alternative ingredients in
Can you make substitutions for any of these ingredients? Sure you can!
- : One ingredient we love is without too much difference in taste. . can serve the same purpose as
- . You can easily add or . adds tons of creaminess! to a
- . Don’t have mushrooms in the house? You can use to make this .
- . If you have folks who don’t like onions, slip some into your instead.
- . To make this even creamier, you can add some .
- . of If you don’t have other creamy ingredients in the house, you can always use . of
- cloves. If you prefer to use fresh instead of , go for it! You can even buy minced in a jar.
- . We specify in this , but you can also use white if you prefer.
- . We see tons of stroganoff recipes that call for smoked and we love . If you like , go for it and load your strognanoff up with delicious smoked paprka or sweet .
- Dried parsley. While we love , you can technically use dried parsley in this .
- . Don’t have fresh ? That’s OK. Simply thaw out some .
- . We see in some stroganoff recipes, so if that’s your thing, go for it. Just don’t use too much.
What Makes This Different?
Welp, instead of the classic , we’re using and adding mushrooms.
While the mushrooms may not be so different, adding the bacon is. This is one for your !
And honestly, I don’t ever want to make this another way again. This is perfect. It’s comfort food, and I’m making it for dinner tonight!
This creamy gravy that we will flavor with dijon mustard and Worstechire in this . And the mustard gives it a kick. is a
Even the color and look of this , when it’s finished, is just screaming that it’s packed full of flavor.
Instead of using or , we’re going to use . You might think it’s weird not to use , but the works out better, in my humble but always right opinion.
But if you don’t want to do that, just go with the . It’s all good.
What to Serve with (Side Dishes)
Are you wondering what vegetables to serve with What is traditionally served with? or stroganoff? Just ask yourself this question:
Somehow, simple just make this complete. Although you could go with other side dishes.
- or roasted potatoes
- A green salad
- Brussels sprouts
- Southern-style green beans
- bread or French bread with butter
- Oh, and French fries to dip in the delicious creamy with
The just brings it home. Yes, I know that recipes call for , too. But the in the with is delicious.
Can You Freeze ?
doesn’t separate or congeal. Yay for . can be frozen because the
Other than that, unless you’re going to use the tacos are the bomb), this is only good for leftovers. for taco night (and
To freeze your , put it into an airtight freezer container and freeze for up to two months.
And if you do use the to them, and it will taste delicious. for taco night, add more
Writing about this is making me hungry, so I need to gather the ingredients.
I’ll try not to take a bath in the . Never mind. Too late. Back to the .
Can You Make and in the ?
If you have an or . We will cover that in another ., you can certainly use it to make
Also, you can make .
healthy takes some creativity, but one way to get a healthier stroganoff is to make . : Making a
Nevertheless, this is a , so this will have more points than a plain grilled , especially if you don’t have whole wheat as a zero points food.
Is healthy for a WW ?
Here is how Tiff suggested we modify this Weight Watchers friendly. to make this
- Bacon. For the bacon, use less bacon (4 Personal Points for two slices). You can also use turkey bacon.
- Butter. Instead of butter, consider light butter made with canola oil. Alternatively, you can use another butter substitute or just less butter.
- . Two tablespoons of extra virgin adds a whopping 9 Personal Points to this , but that’s OK because you’re going to cut points in other areas.
- . Don’t worry about the almond or coconut for this . . Two tablespoons of have just 2 Personal Points. You can also use
- . Be sure you buy fat-free . You can also use if that’s what you have on hand. We’ve made this with with great results.
- . Use light for this . You won’t notice the taste difference! You can also opt for fat-free , which has half the points of light .
- . Like . ? Use instead of
- . If you have whole wheat pasta as a zero points food, you can use whole wheat for your . Another option is brown rice.
- Fat free . Another way to make this healthy is to use fat free .
How to make a healthy
To make WW recipes healthy, you just need to watch your other ingredients (if by healthy, you mean low in , carbs, and calories). And to keep recipes healthy, be sure to buy boneless skinless breasts.
If you love grilled recipes (and quick recipes!), you can use your leftover grilled to make this . And of course, this is perfect when made with baked .
We are all about easy ideas.
Also, if you’re watching calories or want a Weight Watchers . , be sure to use boneless skinless breasts for this
We love recipes, but even have more points because they’re higher in fat.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
- 5 slices of bacon
- 2 boneless grilled thighs, baked , or breasts also work) breasts (
- 2 teaspoons of
- salt and to taste
- 2 tablespoons of
- 1 , chopped
- 8 ounces of Bella mushrooms, sliced
- 2 tablespoons of
- 4 tablespoons of butter
- 2 tablespoons of
- 1 3/4 cups (or )
- 2 tablespoons of dijon mustard
- 2/3 cup of
- 3 tablespoons of parsley
- Salt to taste
1. Cut breasts into bite-sized pieces. 1-inches each will do.
2. Season with , sea salt, and black . Set aside.
3. Cook bacon until crisp in a large pan or skillet. I usually cut the bacon into 1-inch pieces before cooking, but you can also cook them whole. Drain the fat, reserving 2 tablespoons. Set bacon aside.
4. Cook the in the bacon grease, on both sides.
5. When done, add the mushrooms and stir.
Next, add the onions and stir until the onions are translucent and the mushrooms are done.
6. Pour in the . Add the to the pan.
7. Add the dijon mustard. Then add the sour cream and the cooked bacon pieces.
8. Cover and simmer stroganoff for 10 minutes.
9. Garnish the with parsley.
10. Serve over or brown rice.
Watch this video for step-by-step instructions. Be sure to scroll on down and rate our recipe!
Creamy Chicken Stroganoff with Mushrooms and Bacon
- 5 slices bacon
- 2 boneless chicken breasts or thighs
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion diced
- 8 ounces Bella mushrooms sliced
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1 3/4 cups beef broth
- 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
- 2/3 cup sour cream
- 3 tablespoons parsley
- Cut chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces. 1-inches each will do.
- Season chicken with garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Set aside.
- Cook bacon until crisp in a large pan or skillet. I usually cut the bacon into 1-inch pieces before cooking, but you can also cook them whole. Drain the fat, reserving 2 tablespoons. Set bacon aside.
- Cook the chicken in the bacon grease, on both sides.
- When done, add the mushrooms and stir.
- Add the onions. Stir until the onions are translucent, and the mushrooms are done.
- Pour in the Worcestershire sauce. Add the beef broth to the pan. Add salt and pepper. Then add the dijon mustard.
- Add the sour cream.
- Add the cooked bacon pieces.
- Cover and simmer stroganoff for 10 minutes.
- Garnish the creamy chicken stroganoff sauce with parsley.
- Serve over egg noodles or brown rice.
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