Do you always seem to be looking for simple dinner ideas? Especially now that we are approaching the back-to-school and busier fall season, having some simple dinner recipes that work for your family can go a long way in getting through those busy weeknights. Over the next few weeks as we head into September, we will be featuring a series of simple dinner ideas that are ideal for hectic weeknights, taste great, and are kid tested. Up first is a great recipe for the meat lovers in your family – our Beef & Mushroom Dijon. Huge on taste, simple and quick to make and it uses many basic ingredients you most likely have in your pantry already.
Simple Dinner Ideas: Beef & Mushroom Dijon
- 1 tbs butter
- 1 tbs flour
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 1/4 cup low fat milk
- 2 lbs sirloin steak, cut into 2″ pieces (or can use strip steak or steak tips)
- 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tbs dijon mustard
serve over cooked egg noodles (or pasta of choice) or rice. Complete meal with a simple green veggie or salad.
Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Whisk in flour & cook 1 min, stirring constantly. Slowly add in broth & milk, whisking until smooth. Turn heat to med, bring to a simmer & stir until it thickens, about 2 to 3 mins. Remove from heat, season with salt & pepper, and set aside. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Add beef, season with salt & pepper, and cook on both sides until browned. Remove & set aside. Add mushrooms & onion to skillet, cook on medium heat for 5 mins. Add sauce, water, mustard & steak into skillet. Stir and cook until steak is at desired doneness. Serve over noodles or rice.
(per serving assuming 5 servings)
We hope you enjoy this dinner with your family. If you make any modifications or have any comments, please share below! If you like this recipe, take a minute to learn more about The Dinner Daily.