Recipe: Sautéed Beef with Creamy Mushroom and Shallot Sauce

Need a dinner idea this week? Fresenius Medical Care and Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. from Food Network have come up with a meal you can try.

Fresenius Medical Care North America and Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., star of Food Network’s “Big Daddy’s House,” have partnered to develop tasty, satisfying and new dialysis-friendly recipes throughout the year as part of FMCNA’s Healthy Lifestyle initiative, aimed at helping people with chronic kidney disease live a better life on dialysis.

Fresenius has a Stone Mountain location at 5723 Memorial Drive.

Sautéed Beef with Creamy Mushroom and Shallot Sauce


¾ pound thinly sliced beef round tip
¼ cup (or approximately 3 large) shallots, sliced
½ cup white button mushroom
½ cup shitake mushrooms
½ cup light sour cream
2 tablespoons flour
¼ cup canola oil
¼ cup water
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon onion powder
4 cups cooked Pappardelle pasta, cooked and drained  
Optional: Splash of malt vinegar or red wine vinegar

Items needed for garnish:
Diced red bell peppers
Lemon slices
Bunches of parsley
Finely diced shallots
¼ cup finely sliced scallions or chives

Thinly slice meat and toss in flour.
Slice shallots thin and set aside.
If you do not have pre-sliced mushrooms, slice to medium thickness.
In medium- or large-sized non-stick pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil on medium-high heat.
Loosely but carefully drop sliced meat into pan of heated oil and brown meat lightly, about 5-8 minutes.
Remove meat from pan and set aside.
Add remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and sauté mushrooms and shallots for 3-5 minutes until translucent and lightly browned.
Return meat to pan, sauté meat with mushroom and shallot mixture.
Add garlic and onion powder, and stir together for 2-3 minutes.
Add ¼ cup of water and stir.
Turn off heat and add pepper and sour cream.
Stir gently.
Pile noodles on a serving platter and top with beef mixture.
Top with scallions or chives, and serve.

Serves 4

1 serving = 3 oz. beef, 2 Tbsp. mushroom/shallot sauce, 1 cup pasta

Nutrient Analysis:  Beef Mixture
Calories                 298 calories        Trans Fat                   0 grams
Protein                    20 grams          Cholesterol              63 milligrams
Carbohydrate           10 grams           Potassium               430 milligrams
Total Fat                  20 grams              Phosphorus             213 milligrams
Saturated Fat           4 grams                Sodium                   67 milligrams

Nutrient Analysis:  Pasta
Calories              209 calories        Trans Fat              0 grams
Protein                8 grams             Cholesterol           46 milligrams
Carbohydrate         39 grams         Potassium            40 milligrams
Total Fat                 2 grams          Phosphorus          112 milligrams
Saturated Fat         .6 grams          Sodium                   6 milligrams


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