Healthy Beef Stroganoff

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Looking for a delicious meal idea that is low GI? Try out this healthy beef stroganoff for a tasty dinner! Cook this simple recipe in just 20 minutes.

Ingredients to serve:

This recipe was originally designed for 4 people. Amended serving sizes for 1, 2, 6, and 8 people are intended to serve as general guidance only. Cooking times may need to be adjusted to suit your amended serving size.
  • 1 cup SunRice Doongara Low Gi White Rice

  • 500 g Lean Rump Steak (thinly sliced)

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil

  • 1 Brown Onion (cut into thin wedges)

  • 200 g Mushrooms (sliced)

  • 2 clove Garlic (crushed)

  • 1½ tsp Paprika

  • ⅔ cup Beef Stock

  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard

  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste

  • 1 pinch Ground Black Pepper

  • 1 tbsp Cornflour

  • ½ cup Light Thickened Cooking Cream

  • 1 bunch Parsley (coarsely chopped)

  • 1 bunch Green Beans (steamed)

Low GI

The fluffy, light grains of SunRice naturally Low GI white rice are classified as a low glycaemic index (GI) food and are digested more slowly by the body to provide sustained energy release.




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  • To cook the white rice, in a saucepan, add 1 cup of rice to 2 cups of cold water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stand, covered for 5 minutes. If you are not sure how, we have a helpful “How to Cook rice section” to make you a pro. If you would like to use a brown rice in this recipe, simply add an additional ½ a cup of water.

    Tip: For a quicker alternative, we also have a range of ready rices, that are ready to eat in 90 seconds!

  • Meanwhile, heat half the oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. Cook meat in 2 batches, tossing quickly until browned. Remove from pan and set aside.

  • Reduce heat to medium-low and add remaining oil to pan. Cook onions for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until soft. Add mushrooms and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes longer or until soft. Add paprika and stir for 1 minute.

  • Add stock, mustard, tomato paste, pepper and beef (with any juices). Simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Place cornflour in a small bowl. Gradually stir in light thickened cream. Add to pan and stir just until thickened.

  • Serve stroganoff with rice, sprinkled with parsley and steamed green beans.

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