Definition of stroganoff in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstrɒɡənɒf/


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


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

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