Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
A comforting family favorite, easily made in the slow cooker!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - cup(s) beef broth
  • 1 - tsp paprika
  • 1 - 10 oz can(s) cream of mushroom
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) sour cream**
  • Side: - egg noodles**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Add the browned ground beef into the base of the slow cooker.
  2. Stir in 1 cup beef broth, then sprinkle the paprika and combine with the meat and broth. Pour the cream of mushroom soup over the top and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Just before serving, stir in 1 cup sour cream into the beef mixture.
  4. Cook the egg noodles, as directed.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff over egg noodles with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Open 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef, cooled
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Half of the canned cream of mushroom soup

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. Just before serving, stir in 1 cup of sour cream.

Special notes

If you wish to make your own cream of mushroom soup, visit and search “homemade cream of mushroom sauce.”

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great option for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served over gluten-free pasta and homemade cream of mushroom sauce.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff.

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Just before serving, stir in 1 cup sour cream into the beef sauce.
Serve over egg noodles with veggies.

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