Creamy Crock-pot® Beef and Noodles

Diet types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Kristy from Kansas.

Portions: 5

Serving size: 3/4 cup beef with sauce, 1/2 cup noodles


  • 1 cup onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 pound top round steak
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 ounces packaged sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 8 ounces egg noodles, uncooked


  1. Chop onion and mince garlic.
  2. Cut steak into 1/4" thick slices. Place steak and next 7 ingredients in a 3 quart electric slow cooker. Stir well.
  3. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup. Place flour in a small bowl, and gradually add broth, stirring with a whisk until blended.
  4. Add broth to slow cooker, and stir well.
  5. Cover with lid; cook on high setting for 1 hour. Reduce to low heat setting, and cook for 7 to 8 hours or until steak is tender.
  6. Prepare egg noodles according to package instructions, omitting salt.
  7. Turn slow cooker off, and remove lid. Let beef mixture stand for 10 minutes.
  8. Stir in sour cream. Serve beef sauce over noodles.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  338
  • Protein  30 g
  • Carbohydrates  30 g
  • Fat  14 g
  • Cholesterol  95 mg
  • Sodium  218 mg
  • Potassium  452 mg
  • Phosphorus  288 mg
  • Calcium  56 mg
  • Fiber  2.1 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • An 8-ounce package of egg noodles makes approximately 2-1/2 cups cooked.
  • For a lower protein diet if you reduce beef and sauce portion to 1/2 cup over 1/2 cup noodles the protein is 20 grams per serving (2 meat choices).

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Creamy Crock-pot® Beef and Noodles
momacrum says:

This is really good. Just like beef stroganoff.

May. 15, 2014, 3:06 PM - Inappropriate review?
Creamy Crock-pot® Beef and Noodles

We were craving beef stroganoff but none of the kidney-friendly recipes we tried were to our liking. This is a decent substitute.

Nov. 25, 2013, 4:09 PM - Inappropriate review?

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