Meaning of stroganoff in English:


Pronunciation /ˈstrɒɡənɒf/


mass noun
  • A dish in which the central ingredient, typically strips of beef, is cooked in a sauce containing sour cream.

    ‘There were crêpes, there was steak, there was pasta, there was beef stroganoff.’
    • ‘‘Chicken paprika’ became popular in the 1970s but was often drowned in sour cream like ye olde beef stroganoff.’
    • ‘My all-time, age-old favourite has to be beef stroganoff and rice.’
    • ‘It was back to Shenanigans for the Tuesday Special (beef stroganoff and croquette potatoes) and the usual social gathering.’
    • ‘As our main courses, we chose beef stroganoff, chicken shashlik, and trout stuffed with salmon and Roquefort.’
    • ‘We pull food out of our packs, setting aside packages of beef stroganoff and chicken soup for dinner.’
    • ‘Right now, it was as tangled as rice noodles in beef stroganoff.’
    • ‘First we have some delicious beef stroganoff.’
    • ‘‘I thought the beef stroganoff was pretty good,’ said Brian.’
    • ‘Andy swung an arm in the direction of the voice and the person caught her hand, ‘Dinner is ready, and mom made beef stroganoff.’’
    • ‘In contrast, Nick's beef stroganoff delivered oodles of taste.’
    • ‘A haughty looking man thrust a plate full of beef stroganoff and rice at her before she trotted off after Alex and sat down.’
    • ‘Ann had the pork stroganoff which was diced meat with mushrooms.’
    • ‘My favourite was beef stroganoff, artfully served with rice with vegetables.’
    • ‘I can cope quite well; so far I've made a korma and a stroganoff while tonight sees some burgers and salad.’
    • ‘I was equally pleased with the mushroom stroganoff and rice.’
    • ‘It was delicious, and a throw back to my mum's 70s dinner party recipes like stroganoff.’
    • ‘The stroganoff pie had quite a creamy-textured filling, so it was a bit of a handful to negotiate in public.’
    • ‘Dinner consisted of a beef stroganoff, followed by a choice of two deserts, and then a shed-load of cheese and biscuits.’
    • ‘Take the driest, stringiest cut of meat and turn it into a stroganoff.’


Named after Count Pavel Stroganov (1772–1817), Russian diplomat.