Beef Stroganoff – Healthy Pregnancy Recipes

Whether you are pregnant for the first time or have other children, you want easy to prepare recipes so that following a healthy pregnancy eating plan is simple and you can make dinner for the whole family without having to prepare separate meals.

One Pot Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Healthy Recipe

This is a Beef Stroganoff recipe that’s perfect for dinner during pregnancy and ideal for the whole family. The lean beef will give you iron, a nutrient important for a healthy pregnancy.

Recipe thanks to Nikki Boswell, Nutritionist.


  • 500g beef rump, cut into thin strips
  • 1 large onion
  • 500g small mushrooms, sliced
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon, beef stock (salt reduced)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste (no added salt)
  • 300ml Greek yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, optional


  • Over a medium-high heat, spray a large fry pan lightly with oil. Add beef strips to the pan and cook until medium rare. Remove beef from pan and set aside on a clean plate.
  • Reduce heat and add diced onion and sliced mushrooms to the pan and sauté until tender. Add water, stock and tomato paste. Return beef to the pan and stir through.
  • Combine lemon juice with Greek yoghurt and add to the pan. Allow to simmer for a further 5 minutes until well combined. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  • Serve with a selection of steamed vegetables and mashed potato.
  • Healthy Tip: Opt for low GI Carisma potatoes, sweet potato mash or smashed cauliflower. Make healthy mash with reduced fat milk instead of butter or cream.

Serves 4, 250 calories per serve.

Healthy Pregnancy

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