This low carb beef stroganoff, using the slow cooker, ticks all the boxes. Fast to prepare, gluten-free, cooks all day, tender, incredibly tasty, uses stewing steak rather than fillet steak, easy.
If you have a busy day and want something to come home to, this is the one. Walk in the door late at night, and the smell of low carb beef stroganoff welcomes you.
Low Carb Beef Stroganoff - in the slow cooker
Beef stroganoff is traditionally served with pasta, but rather than that stodgy filler which adds zero nutrition, serve with vegetables. We have ours with sliced green beans, broccoli and cauliflower.
By giving up pasta, you cut your carbohydrate intake and double (or even triple) your veggies. Add sour cream or cream cheese to the low carb beef stroganoff before serving, and place the sour cream/cream cheese on the table for the vegetables too. Sprinkle with parsley.One of the top low carb recipes, and the easiest. Beef stroganoff in the slow cooker.
Many cookbooks instruct to pre-brown the onions, garlic and meat before adding to the slow cooker. I have found it makes very little difference.
I do it the cheats way and just place all the ingredients in the slow cooker and stir. I have tried both methods, and really there is little to gain, but you save at least half an hour of preparation and cleaning up dishes.
If you have a busy day and won't be in until late, you want the easiest meal possible. I'm also guessing on such a busy day, there are other things you would rather be doing than frying onions, garlic and meat in the morning.
Low Carb Beef Stroganoff
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- Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker.
- Set on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH 4-6 hours.
- Serve with sour cream (optional).
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