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Fast & Hearty Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

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Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff is one of my favorite beef recipes to cook! If you’re looking for a quick stroganoff recipe, this is the one for you. Pair this up with egg noodles and lean ground beef and you’ve got quite the winning combination. I have so many Easy Ground Beef Recipes for you to check out!

This easy ground beef stroganoff recipe is made with high pressure and due to the high temps of the pressure cook method, the cooking time is super duper fast!

This recipe is so flavorful that all you really need is to add a bit of salt and pepper to taste and you’re good to go! The cream of mushroom soup takes it over the top delicious!

You do have the option of adding in beef broth or water to help deglaze the Instant Pot as well. Make certain to check out my other ground beef recipes for even more delicious meals.

Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

With the quick release of the Instant Pot, it means that this recipe is cooked on high and then as you follow the cooking directions, you’ll learn how to release pressure to finish it off. I’ve made this so many times in my Instant Pot and it cooks the noodles perfectly every single time!

If I’m needing a hearty meal for the family that they can dive in and enjoy, this simple beef recipe with noodles is one that never lets me down. It feeds a crowd and is wonderfully flavored. It also makes enough for leftovers, which is a win for me!

What sides to serve with beef stroganoff?

I’m an entree kind of girl but I LOVE some good sides! Anything potato would pair perfectly with this dish as would a nice side salad as well! During the summer months, I like to steam some fresh veggies from the garden, too.



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Vegetable Side: Creamy Carrot Soup

Starch Side: Bacon Cheddar Potato Salad

Refreshing Drink: Lava Flow Mocktail

Don’t forget Dessert: Ice Cream Cake Roll

Best Instant Pot Recipes:

Once you make this Beef Dinner Recipe, you’re going to want to use your Instant Pot for all your meals! The good news? You can! I’ve gathered up some of my other favorite Instant Pot dinner recipes that I think you’re going to love as much as I do!

I love the flavor of this Instant Pot Hawaiian Chicken Recipe. It’s such a yummy taste!

Don’t miss out on making this recipe for Pork Tacos in the Instant Pot! Perfect for Taco Tuesday!

Try this Instant Pot Pizza Pasta Recipe for a meal the whole family will love.

I love making this Instant Pot Cheese Dip for a fun and delicious appetizer.

Whip up this Instant Pot Taco Meat for a Large Family recipe to make a huge dinner quickly!

This Hamburger Stroganoff Recipe has so much awesome flavor and taste – you’re going to love adding it to your dinner plans!

When I’m craving something amazing, this Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Soup is one of my favorites!

Can you freeze leftover beef stroganoff?

Yes, you can but I have to admit that I’m not a huge fan of the texture of frozen cooked noodles. They tend to heat up mushier which isn’t my favorite. I prefer to just make a plan to eat the leftovers over the next few days and since this recipe is so good, it’s never been an issue.

What can I serve instead of ground beef? 

Replacing the ground beef in cooking can be a healthful and tasty option for those who are looking for alternative proteins.

Possible alternatives include plant-based proteins, like beans and lentils, as well as other animal-sourced proteins such as poultry, fish, and pork.

Plant-based proteins make excellent lower-calorie hamburger substitutes when combined with spices or herbs and common ingredients such as bread crumbs or cornmeal.

Alternatively, foods such as boneless skinless chicken breasts offer just as much flavor while providing a good source of protein. Also, diced mushrooms cooked in oil provide great texture and crunch to any dish ultimately replacing the need for ground beef entirely.

Consider trying versatile foods that can be incorporated into Mexican cuisine dishes such as enchiladas, tacos, and burritos — all accommodating the likes of black beans rather than ground beef.

Can I freeze stroganoff once it’s cooked?

It is possible to freeze stroganoff after it has been cooked. Many people choose to do so because it allows them to have a prepared meal on hand that can be quickly reheated when they are in a hurry.

As with any frozen food item, some flavor and texture may be diminished compared to freshly-made stroganoff, but with careful planning, steps can be taken to mitigate the effects of freezing.

Care should be taken in how much liquid is added (as this can lead to increased icy texture) and if freezing for an extended period of time, adding preservatives or acidic components like lemon juice will help keep the dish’s flavor.

Freezing stroganoff can provide convenience and boost meal-time efficiency, as long as its effects are taken into consideration.

What other ingredients can I add to beef stroganoff?

Although beef stroganoff is usually made with savory ingredients such as beef and mushrooms, adding other ingredients to the dish can help to make it more interesting.

A variety of vegetables can be incorporated into the recipe, such as sliced onion or bell peppers. Dairy products can also add creaminess and flavor to the dish. Cream cheese, sour cream, and Greek yogurt are all popular choices.

For added texture, try adding cooked noodles or potatoes. Herbs and spices are an excellent way to introduce different flavors to beef stroganoff; some good options include paprika, garlic powder, oregano, parsley, and thyme.

Finally, a splash of white wine or stock towards the end of cooking helps to bring all the flavors together for a scrumptious meal!

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Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This simple Instant Pot recipe is fast and easy to make. Hearty dinner recipe for the family!


  • 2 lbs of ground beef
  • 1 diced onion
  • 2 minced cloves of garlic
  • 6 cups of water or beef broth
  • 1 tsp of dry mustard
  • 1 T of worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp of black pepper
  • ¼ tsp of paprika
  • 1 package of egg noodles (16 ounces)
  • 1 package of cut up baby bella mushrooms (18 ounces)
  • 1 cup of sour cream


Turn on the saute mode on your Instant Pot and let it heat until it's hot. Put in the ground beef and onions and cook until the meat is browned. Drain off the grease. Make certain to deglaze the pot by putting in water or beef broth and scraping the bottom with a wooden spoon. Once done, turn off the saute mode.

Add in the Worcestershire sauce, garlic, pepper, paprika, and dry mustard. Put the pasta on top and press it down into the liquid. Top this with the mushrooms. DO NOT STIR. (you can add some salt if needed)

Put on the lid to the Instant Pot and set the valve to sealing. Turn to "manual" and cook for 6 minutes. Once done, quick release the pressure when the cycle is completed.

Add in the sour cream and stir. Put on the lid and let the sauce absorb some.

Serve and top with chopped parsley.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 406Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 124mgSodium: 255mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 33g

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