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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Beef Stroganoff from Leftovers

Got leftovers?

This dish is a make-over made almost entirely from leftovers.
And you don't need sour cream or canned soup to make it.

3/4 lb cooked roast beef, cut in strips
3/4 lb cooked linguini
a few cooked pieces of broccoli 
1 onion, sliced
1 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsps butter or marg
2 tbsps flour
1/4 tsp salt
1  1/4 - 1  1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup cream cheese (regular or cheddar flavour)
pepper to taste

Get a large pan and brown the sliced onion in olive oil, then toss in the roast beef and broccoli. Cover to keep warm.

In a small saucepan melt the butter and add the flour and salt. Whisk in the milk and cook until thickened. Start with 1 1/4 cup milk, only adding the extra 1/4 cup if you want your sauce thinner. Stir in chunks of cream cheese and warm until melted. Sprinkle pepper to taste.

Pour the sauce into the roast beef and stir together.

Reheat the linguini in the microwave and toss with a little butter. Put some on each plate and top with warm and creamy beef stroganoff.

Serves 2

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