Did you ever come home in a rush and in a panic realize you have forgotten to plan dinner? I keep a boneless chuck steak in the freezer for just such occasions!
Quick & Easy Poor Man’s Stroganoff
1 1/2 to 2 lb Chuck Steak (frozen or fresh) 1 Medium onion – Sliced 1/2 Can condensed cream of mushroom soup Non stick spray (ie. PAM)
Quick thaw the meat in a microwave – I am lucky to have a defrost setting. I thaw just so that the meat is easy to slice thinly with my butcher knife. Slice into strips about 1/8 to 1/4 inch thickness.
Spray a cooking skillet well with non stick spray and turn on the heat medium high – brown your meat and throw in the sliced onion, reduce heat to medium and saute meat and onion together until onion is only slightly cooked. Now spoon over the top, 1/2 can of the mushroom soup (undiluted of course) stir through your meat mix and reduce heat to low medium, cover. Cook about 25 to 30 minutes.
Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or noodles – add canned green beans and a sliced fresh tomato to the plate and voila – quick and tasty for 3 or 4 people.
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