Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff

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Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2008

Slow-cooker stroganoff recipes promise to transform a cheap, tough cut into something special, but they forget about the sauce, which ends up watery and bland.

SERVES6 to 8

TIME6¼ to 7¼ hours on high, or 9 to 10 hours on low plus 15 minutes on high

Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Instead of browning two or three batches of meat, we created fond (brown stock) quickly by turning to caramelized onions and tomato paste—the bits left behind were used as the base for the sauce in our Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff recipe.To ...

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