Mushroom Stroganoff with Mustard and Chive Mash

The original version of this impressive dish was created in honour of Count Stroganoff - try this gourmet version in a recipe provided by The Vegetarian Society
By The Vegetarian Society
Mushroom Stroganoff with Mustard and Chive Mash
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


For the mash

  • 750 g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 20 g butter, or margarine
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 150 ml milk, or soya milk
  • 1 tbsp chives, chopped

For the stroganoff

  • 40 g butter, or margarine
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 whole cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 0.5 tsp paprika
  • 500 g white mushrooms, assorted, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp brandy
  • 150 ml thick double cream
  • 1 tbsp dill, finely chopped
  • 1 pinches black pepper
  • 2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped, to garnish


1. Boil or steam the potatoes until tender. Drain and return to the pan. Mash, and add the butter, mustard and chives. Heat the milk, pour over the potatoes and beat in.

2. To make the stroganoff, melt the rest of the butter or margarine in a pan. Add shallots and garlic and cook gently for 5 minutes. Add the paprika and the mushrooms and cook until just soft.

3. Add the brandy and stir in the cream and dill. Season to taste then heat gently - cover and keep warm.

4. To assemble, serve individually by placing equal portions of the mashed potato on each plate. Spoon the stroganoff over the top, and garnish with parsley.

© The Vegetarian Society (recipe created by the Cordon Vert cookery school)

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