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Mushroom and Lentil Stroganoff
with noodles / braised apples and cabbage

Active: 45 min Total: 45 min
This meal, which was featured in 2017, gets rave reviews from vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. It is classic comfort food that is great for cooler fall days. Enjoy it with a beer and celebrate Oktoberfest at home!

Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Mushroom and Lentil Stroganoff with Noodles:
  • Noodles, egg - 8 oz (sub any fun pasta shape)
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
  • Mushrooms, any button - 16 oz, sliced (look for pre-sliced)
  • Lemons - 1/2, wedges
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Flour, all-purpose - 2 Tbsp
  • Paprika - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander, dried - 1/2 tsp
  • Stock, any type - 1 cup
  • Lentils, cooked - 2 cups (use pre-cooked lentils or if cooking from dried, use half the amount of dried and prepare according to package directions)
  • Butter - 1 Tbsp
  • Cheese, parmesan (opt) - for serving, grated
Braised Sweet and Sour Cabbage with Apples:
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
  • Cabbage, red - 16 oz, thinly sliced
  • Apples, any type - 1, diced
  • Butter - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Vinegar, apple cider - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Maple syrup - 1 tsp

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Prep

  1. Noodles - Boil noodles according to package directions. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Garlic (for the stroganoff and braised apples / cabbage) / Cabbage - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  3. Mushrooms - Slice mushrooms, if not pre-sliced. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
  4. Apples / Lemons - Prep as directed. (You can leave the skin on the apples.)

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Make

  1. Cook cabbage by heating a saute pan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add butter (portion for the cabbage) and then garlic (portion for the cabbage) and apples to melted butter. Saute for ~2 minutes before adding cabbage with a pinch of salt. Saute for another 14 to 16 minutes, until cabbage is tender.
  2. While cabbage is cooking heat a skillet or non-stick pan over medium heat. Add oil and then mushrooms to heated oil. Saute until mushrooms are tender and golden brown, 6 to 7 minutes (note: don't rush this step; cooking the mushrooms until they are dark brown is the key to developing flavor in the sauce). Stir in flour, paprika, coriander, and garlic (portion for the stroganoff). Continue cooking for 1 minute.
  3. Add stock and lentils to pan and simmer until liquid reduces by about half, ~5 minutes more. Season with some salt and pepper.
  4. If noodles were made ahead, reheat in the microwave and toss with butter (portion for the noodles). Season with some salt.
  5. Stir vinegar and maple syrup into finished cabbage and season with some salt.
  6. Spoon lentil and mushroom sauce over noodles. Top with some parmesan cheese if you’d like. Serve with cabbage on the side. Squeeze lemon wedges over everything. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (34)
Gluten-free (3)
Paleo (6)
Vegetarian (11)

Most Helpful

The cabbage totally made this meal. Great to see some seasonal dishes like this worked into the meal plan!

By: David
Posted: Oct 18, 2020
Diet: Original
1 Helpful

38 reviews

This meal has become a go-to for our family. It is the one my daughter consistently requests. I usually skip the noodles and add in another vegetable. Can be done in the aibfryer also.

By: Elizabeth
Posted: Feb 12, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I ended up combining meal plans and used sides from another dish, but the pork and sour cream sauce alone deserve 5 stars.

By: Kate
Posted: Feb 01, 2021
Diet: Gluten-free
0 Helpful

Pork was a hit. I sliced it thinner as per another review. Cabbage was meh, but it would take a miracle for me to like cabbage. Kids liked the princess shaped noodles. Used much more oil than it called for otherwise the breading would burn. Probably not the healthiest.

By: Teresa
Posted: Nov 11, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Tasty - but more time consuming than I'd like.

By: Jennifer
Posted: Nov 10, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

One of my husbands new favorite meals. He's already asked me if I can make it again soon!

By: Catherine
Posted: Nov 09, 2020
Diet: Gluten-free
0 Helpful

Love this cabbage, I think I’d prefer chicken over pork , more seasoning in the breading.

By: Susan
Posted: Oct 26, 2020
Diet: Original
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