Saturday, 1 September 2012

Mushroom Stroganoff for kids

This is loosely based on this recipe from the good food website but I've made a few changes to make it my own.

My son loves mushrooms, along with prawns he'd eat them for every meal if I let him.  I'd had the idea of making a mushroom stroganoff for him for a while but never attempted it, to be honest knowing what he's like I was worried it would be too bland but with some tweaks to this recipe it really wasn't, if perhaps it was a bit redder than normal recipes due to all the paprika but tasty!

I served it with rice but all the mushrooms were eaten and the rice was ignored.  I think he's on some "why should I eat rice unless it's got interesting bits in it" vibe at the moment.  Well who can blame him I guess?




Mushroom Stroganoff - serves 1 mushroom obsessed toddler or possibly 2 kids with normal attitudes to fungi(!)

Ingredients

Vegetable or olive oil
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 clove of garlic
100g mushrooms
1/2 chicken or vegetable stock cube made up with 150 ml water (use low salt for younger kids if liked or home made stock)
2 tbsp double (heavy) cream
A squeeze of lemon juice
Parsley

Method

Fry the onion gently in the oil for 5 minutes or until softened.  Add the garlic and paprika, add the mushrooms with a little more oil if needed and cook for 2-3 mins or so.  Add in the stock, bring to the boil and then add in the cream.  Bubble until thickened and the mushrooms are cooked.  Add a squeeze of lemon and serve sprinkled with parsley with rice or noodles on the side.

Hmm, tasty!

I've linked this up to Meatless Mondays:

I've linked this up here and to Herbs on a Saturday here.


Herbs on Saturday

13 comments:

  1. Love this! We are big mushroom fans in our house and little Miss (almost 2) eats anything served with rice. Love the paprika inclusion, yum.

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    1. I think it makes it super tasty!

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  2. this is fantastic. my son loves the mushrooms from beef stroganoff and leaves the meat so I cant wait to try it. just need to pick up some smoked paprika.

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    1. Just make sure you get mild or sweet smoked paprika, you can get spicier versions which might be a little much for younger tastebuds!

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  3. Hi, I'm visiting through Herbs on Saturday. This looks absolutely delicious and very easy to make.

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  4. Hi there. This week's Food on Friday is all about mushrooms! So it would be great if you linked this in. This is the link . Have a good week.

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  5. Now this, I am going to make, as it looks really fantastic.

    Lesley
    Scottish Mum Blog

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  6. Thanks for linking your dishes in to Food on Friday. love the gravy colour in this one. Have a super week.

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    1. I thought it was a bit red but it tasted good!

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