Healthy Mushroom Stroganoff

This recipe is another one that is perfect for Meatless Mondays! The carmelized mushrooms in this recipe develop so much flavor that I promise you won’t miss the meat! I love making this dish on busy weeknights because it comes together in flash and I love eating the leftovers the next day. You can use your favorite pasta , I love using wheat penne and occasionally use Trader Joe’s Red Lentil Pasta for a super low carb option. This recipe doesn’t utilize sour cream like most straggnoff recipes, it utilizes yogurt! The yogurt in this dish makes it creamy and is a lot healthier than putting sour cream. I like to only use half a pound of pasta because I like to have an equal portion of veggies to pasta whenever I eat pasta. This recipe is a must try healthy pasta recipe!

Servings Size: 4 Servings

Ingredients:

-16 oz of mushrooms (any mushrooms of your choice are fine)

-1/2 lb of your favorite pasta

-1 diced yellow onion

-2 tsp of minced garlic

-2 tsp of balsamic vinegar

-2 tsp of salt

-1 tsp of black pepper

-1 tsp of red chili powder

-1 tsp of dried italian seasoning

-2 cups of broth ( mushroom, beef , chicken or veggie)

-1 cup of yogurt

Ingredients:

1). Cook 1/2 a pound of pasta in boiling, salted water and drained after cooking it according to the packets directions and place aside.

2) In a medium large pan, add in some olive oil and your diced onion and cook this on medium high heat.

3) Once your onions have softened, add in the following: salt, minced garlic, black pepper, red chili powder, and Italian seasoning.

4) After 2 minutes, add in your roughly chopped mushrooms and balsamic vinegar.

5) Place a lid on your pot and let this cook for about 5 minutes, stirring ocasionally.

6) After 5 minutes, take off the lid, you’ll notice that your mushrooms will have softened. Cook this for about 5 more minutes, allowing your mushrooms to develope a good sear.

7) Add in your broth and turn the flame to medium. Allow your sauce to simmer for about 8 minutes. You’ll want to cook this until your sauce thickens significantly.

8) After 5 minutes, turn the flame to low and add in your yogurt. You’ll want to add in a little at a time so that your yogurt won’t curdle. Once you add in a little bit, mix until fully incorporated and then repeat.

9) Once you have mixed in all of your yourt, you’ll want to keep this on the stove for another 5 minutes. At this point taste your sauce for seasoning and add in more of the mentioned above seasonings to taste.

10) Mix your pasta with your sauce and enjoy!

One thought on “Healthy Mushroom Stroganoff

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: