makes six servings
1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
5 thick-sliced bacon strips, chopped
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom with roasted garlic soup, undiluted
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon paprika
6 cups uncooked egg noodles
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
1/2 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
minced fresh parsley, optional
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the beef, bacon, mushrooms, onion and garlic until beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in flour until blended. Add the broth, soup, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt and paprika. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package directions; drain.
Stir sour cream and horseradish into beef mixture; heat through (do not boil). Serve with noodles. Sprinkle with cheese. Garnish with parsley if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
bacon recipe courtesy of: Taste of Home, February/March 2010