Delicious Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe for Your Next Meal

Are you in search for a rich and fulfilling meal that is both vegetarian and gluten-free? Look no further than this creamy Mushroom Stroganoff recipe! This classic comfort food has been transformed into a delicious and nutritious plant-based option that will leave you wanting more.

Whether you’re looking to cut meat out of your diet, or simply try something new, this vegan mushroom stroganoff hits all the right notes. With hearty mushrooms smothered in a creamy sauce made with fat-free sour cream and vegetable broth, this dish satisfies without weighing you down.

Plus, with simple ingredients such as garlic cloves, onions, flour and hot water needed for the sauce, this recipe is not only delicious but also easy to make at home. Don’t let its simplicity fool you though – the flavors are complex and perfect for any night of the week.

So why wait? Impress friends and family at your next dinner party with this tasty mushroom stroganoff recipe that is sure to satisfy even the most carnivorous appetite.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Mushroom Stroganoff (No Wine)
Mushroom Stroganoff (No Wine)

Are you looking for a comforting and satisfying dish to warm up your heart and soul? This vegan mushroom stroganoff recipe is exactly what you need. Not only is it a bowl of creamy goodness, but it also takes less than 30 minutes to make.

If you are a fan of mushrooms, this recipe will take your taste buds on a journey that you won’t soon forget. Fresh mushrooms give the stroganoff its hearty, meaty flavor while fat-free sour cream adds the necessary creaminess that makes this dish the ultimate comfort food.

The recipe doesn’t require any complicated ingredients or techniques so even beginner cooks can whip it up with ease. All you need are pantry staple ingredients like onion, garlic, vegetable broth, flour, and pasta noodles.

This vegan mushroom stroganoff is also versatile and customizable. You can switch up the vegetables you use or add more spices to suit your palate. Plus, it’s a perfect dish for those who follow gluten-free and plant-based diets.

Once you try this dish, I guarantee that it will become one of your favorite go-to recipes. It’s the perfect solution for those chilly evenings when all you want to do is curl up under a warm blanket and enjoy a comforting meal with loved ones.

Ingredient List

 Creamy and savory stroganoff with tender mushrooms!
Creamy and savory stroganoff with tender mushrooms!

Ingredients for Mushroom Stroganoff:

  • 1 pound of fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 2 cups of hot water
  • 3 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of vegan butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • ¼ teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 cup of fat-free sour cream

Note: Adjust the amount of garlic to your taste preference. You can also use other types of mushrooms like portobello or cremini, depending on availability and personal preference. For a gluten-free version, use chickpea flour instead of all-purpose flour.

The Recipe How-To

 Cozy up with a serving of this comforting dish.
Cozy up with a serving of this comforting dish.

Step 1: Cook the Egg Noodles

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add egg noodles and cook for about 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.

Step 2: Sauté the Onion and Garlic

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add diced onion and minced garlic to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.

Step 3: Add the Mushrooms

Add fresh mushrooms to the skillet with onion and garlic mixture. Sauté for approximately 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mushroom is lightly browned.

Step 4: Make Roux

Dust the mushroom mixture with 3 tablespoons of flour and mix well to combine. Cook for an additional two minutes until fragrant, constantly stirring to prevent burn.

Step 5: Add Liquid Ingredients

Add two vegetable bouillon cubes and two cups of hot water to the mushroom mixture, continuously whisking as it simmers on medium heat making sure no lumps are formed.

Step 6: Make It Creamy

Reduce temperature to low, add fat-free sour cream (or vegan sour cream) slowly while gently mixing with the mushroom sauce. Once incorporated, let simmer for approximately two more minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.

Step 7: Serve and Enjoy!

Serve mushroom stroganoff over egg noodles. Garnish with chopped parsley or green onion, and sprinkle some black pepper over it for extra flavor!

Enjoy your creamy and comforting Mushroom Stroganoff recipe at home!

Substitutions and Variations

 Your go-to vegetarian recipe that's not only easy to make but also super delicious.
Your go-to vegetarian recipe that’s not only easy to make but also super delicious.

Looking for some ways to add a personal touch to your mushroom stroganoff recipe? Well, here are some substitutions and variations to consider:

– To make the dish vegan, use vegan butter and fat-free sour cream instead of regular butter and sour cream respectively. You can also replace the vegetable bouillon cubes with vegetable broth to keep it fully plant-based.

– For a gluten-free option, simply replace the egg noodles with gluten-free pasta of your choice. Alternatively, you could use spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles as a low-carb substitute.

– If you want to add more protein to the dish, stir in some crumbled tofu or cooked lentils when you add the mushrooms.

– Don’t have fresh mushrooms on hand? No problem. You can substitute them with canned mushrooms or even use a 10-ounce bag of frozen mushrooms that have been thawed and drained.

– Want to make your stroganoff extra creamy? Try adding a can of creamy mushroom soup into the mix. Alternatively, you can use Greek yogurt in place of sour cream for a tangy twist.

– If you prefer a sweeter taste profile, try sautéing some diced apples or pears along with the onions and garlic before adding the mushrooms.

– Lastly, if you want to give your stroganoff an alcoholic kick, feel free to splash in some red wine while you sauté the onions and garlic. Just be sure to let it cook off before adding any other ingredients.

With these substitutions and variations, you can easily customize your mushroom stroganoff recipe based on your preferences and ingredients available in your pantry!

Serving and Pairing

 I can't resist a hearty bowl of mushroom stroganoff, and neither will you!
I can’t resist a hearty bowl of mushroom stroganoff, and neither will you!

Once your creamy mushroom stroganoff is ready, it’s time to serve and enjoy it. The best way to serve this dish is to plate up a generous portion of the creamy pasta onto each dish. This rich and indulgent dish can be served on its own, paired with a refreshing green salad for a contrasting texture and flavor.

If you’d like to add more protein, you can serve your mushroom stroganoff with sliced tempeh or tofu for a meatless meal. For those who are not following a vegan or vegetarian diet, adding sliced steak or ground beef to the recipe would make for a hearty and comforting stroganoff.

When it comes to pairing wine with this dish, red wine seems like the classic choice. However, since this is a vegan recipe that does not use wine in cooking, opting for a full-bodied white wine like a Chardonnay or Pinot Gris could also work well. If you’re looking to avoid alcohol, try serving your mushroom stroganoff with a sparkling water infused with citrus flavors or even hot tea.

In conclusion, this creamy mushroom stroganoff is an indulgent comfort food that can suit different tastes and dietary restrictions. Whether you’re serving it as a stand-alone meal or accompanying it with additional proteins or vegetables, there are plenty of options to customize this dish. As long as you enjoy it with good company and great conversation at the dinner table, you can’t go wrong!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 The combination of mushroom, sour cream, and egg noodles makes for a winning meal.
The combination of mushroom, sour cream, and egg noodles makes for a winning meal.

When it comes to make-ahead meals, Mushroom Stroganoff is an excellent option. The flavors of this dish usually intensify over time making the reheated leftovers taste even better than the original meal. So, preparing it in advance offers you the privilege of spending less time in the kitchen and still enjoy a wholesome meal at your convenience.

After prepping your Mushroom Stroganoff recipe, allow it to cool down completely before storing it in an airtight container. The dish can be stored in the refrigerator for up to four days, or frozen for later consumption. When you are ready to serve, take out the container and allow it to thaw by leaving it on a counter for about 30minutes.

To reheat mushroom stroganoff leftovers in the microwave, scoop the quantity you need into a microwave-safe dish and cover. Reheat on high heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring every minute until heated through. If you prefer to do it on a stovetop; transfer the meal into a saucepan and place over low heat while stirring until evenly heated.

While reheating can’t compare to devouring just-made Mushroom Stroganoff, this method will undoubtedly preserve its signature flavor and consistency.

Tips for Perfect Results

 A perfect comfort food that will make your day even better.
A perfect comfort food that will make your day even better.

To make sure that you achieve the ideal mushroom stroganoff, here are some tips to follow:

First, sauté the mushrooms separately. This ensures that they become caramelized and develop a deep flavor without losing their texture.

Second, use vegetable broth instead of water for extra richness in the base sauce.

Third, taste regularly as you cook and add more salt or pepper if needed. The amount of salt and pepper required may vary depending on the type of vegetable bouillon cubes you are using.

Fourth, use flour as a thickening agent rather than cornstarch to avoid a slimy texture.

Fifth, allow the stroganoff to simmer for at least 10-15 minutes after adding the sour cream to let the flavors blend together and deepen.

Lastly, when reheating leftovers, do not overheat it as this will cause it to split or lose its creamy texture. Instead, reheat it slowly at a low temperature while stirring gently.

By following these tips, you will have the perfect and delicious vegetarian mushroom stroganoff every time – whether you’re making it for yourself or serving it to dinner guests!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this vegan mushroom stroganoff recipe is a delightfully creamy comfort food that everyone will enjoy. It’s not only easy to make, but it’s also healthy, gluten-free, and flavorful with a blend of mushrooms and onions sautéed to perfection. This dish is a budget-friendly option that’s perfect for your weeknight dinners.

Whether you’re vegetarian or looking for a meatless meal, this recipe delivers a burst of flavor without sacrificing texture or richness. You can make creamy vegan mushroom stroganoff even more indulgent by adding some greek yogurt or swapping the sour cream with coconut milk.

Overall, there are many ways to customize your mushroom stroganoff, but the recipe listed above is the best choice for vegans and vegetarians who want to stay healthy while enjoying plant-based cuisine. So why not give this recipe a try? You won’t regret it.

Mushroom Stroganoff (No Wine)

Mushroom Stroganoff (No Wine) Recipe

This recipe is adapted from the Beef Stroganoff recipe in the Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. I often use fat free sour cream and margarine, in which case I have to add a little more flour to thicken the mixture up. It is also fun to experiment with different types of mushrooms to get a change in flavor. Serve over any rice or noodles, but egg noodles are our favorite. Have fun.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Vegetarian
Calories 212.6 kcal


  • 16 ounces fresh mushrooms
  • 8 ounces fat free sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2 vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 cups hot cooked noodles


  • Add bouillon to hot water and stir to dissolve.
  • In a bowl stir together sour cream and flour. Stir in bouillon dissolved in water and pepper. Set aside.
  • Spray lg skillet and add mushrooms, onion and garlic. Cook over med heat until it reaches desired doneness.
  • Stir flour mixture into skillet. Cook until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for one minute more. Serve over noodles or rice.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 311gCalories: 212.6kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 10.7gFat: 2.9gSaturated Fat: 0.9gCholesterol: 28.3mgSodium: 52.3mgFiber: 2.6gSugar: 7.3g
Keyword < 60 Mins, Easy, One-Dish Meal, Vegetable
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