This creamy, simple, and comforting chicken and mushroom stroganoff is healthy, comes together in only 20 minutes, and is the perfect weeknight comfort food!
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Healthy 20-Minute Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff

This creamy, simple, and comforting chicken and mushroom stroganoff is healthy, comes together in only 20 minutes, and is the perfect weeknight comfort food!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: Eastern European, Russian
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 353kcal
Author: Elizabeth Lindemann

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to directions in heavily salted water until 1 minute BEFORE it's al dente.
  • Meanwhile, sauté the onions in the olive oil (2 tablespoons) in a large pot or skillet over medium-high heat until softened and starting to brown (about 3 minutes)
  • Add the sliced mushrooms and 1/2 tsp. salt to the pot and sauté for a few minutes more until most of the liquid has evaporated and mushrooms have developed a golden brown color, stirring infrequently (about 4 minutes).
  • Add the all-purpose flour (3 tablespoons) and stir to coat each mushroom well, getting rid of as many chunks of flour as possible and cooking out the raw flour taste (about 1 minute).
  • Add the chicken stock gradually and stir well, incorporating the flour as much as possible. Add the almost al dente pasta and 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. Bring to a simmer to thicken and finish cooking the pasta, stirring frequently (about 2 minutes).
  • Add the cooked chicken and Greek yogurt and heat through. Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary. Serve hot.

Notes

  • Make it more flavorful: Add sherry or white wine to the cooked mushrooms before adding the flour to deglaze, stirring any browned bits as you go. You can also use sour cream instead of Greek yogurt for a richer taste.
  • Be sure to heavily salt the pasta water- I usually add about two whole tablespoons of kosher salt to the cooking water when I make pasta of any kind!
  • Make it vegetarian: leave the chicken out and make sure to use vegetable broth instead of chicken.
  • The provided nutrition information does not include any added sodium from seasoning to taste, any optional ingredients, and it does not take brands into account. Feel free to calculate it yourself using this calculator or by adding the recipe to Yummly.

Nutrition

Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2.1mg