Quick Hamburger Stroganoff

“I would use this as a quick dinner when the kids were growing up. Ground beef tends to be more economical for growing families, and this was a different way to use this staple.” – Calla Ferre

Quick Hamburger Stroganoff

Course: Main Courses – Beef


  • 1 Medium Onion Chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • 1 Pound Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 10.75-Ounce Can Cream Of Mushroom Soup
  • 2 Tablespoons Chili Sauce or Catsup
  • 1 Small Can Sliced Mushrooms Drained, Optional
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • Salt To Taste
  • Hot Cooked Noodles or Rice


  • Sauté onion in oil until transparent. Add beef and cook until browned. Drain excess fat.
  • Blend in soup, catsup or chili sauce, and sliced mushrooms, if desired. Heat through. Remove from heat.
  • Add sour cream (at room temperature) all at once; blend well. Heat gently to serving temperature. Add salt to taste. Serve over hot noodles or rice. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe – Calla Ferre – From Knudsen’s Cooking for Compliments, 1977