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Poor Mans Steak Diane
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Poor Man's Steak Diane

Author Sarah Olson


  • 2 pounds beef stew meat cubed
  • 1 1.25 oz packages brown gravy mix
  • cups water
  • tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • ¼ cup minced shallot
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • cup sour cream
  • prepared mashed potatoes or steamed rice for serving


  • Place the stew meat into a 4-quart or larger slow cooker.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients, except the sour cream, in a medium bowl and pour over the stew meat.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours without opening the lid during cooking time.
  • Add sour cream and stir.
  • Serve over mashed potatoes or steamed rice.


From The Magical Slow Cooker by Sarah Olson
Recipe reprinted with permission
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