Beef Bourguignon

What could be classier – or easier – than serving classic Beef Bourguignon when you host your next soirée? Serve this recipe with mashed potatoes, egg noodles or rice.

15 Minutes

RatingDifficultyIntermediate

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time2 hrs 30 minsTotal Time2 hrs 55 mins

 4 slices bacon, diced
 2 medium onions, sliced lengthwise
 8 oz (250 g) mushrooms, halved
 2 lb (1 kg) Stewing Beef Cubes
 3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1 ½ cup (375 mL) red wine
 1 ½ cup (375 mL) beef stock
 1 bay leaf
 1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme
 ½ tsp (2 mL) EACH salt and pepper

1

Pan-fry bacon in Dutch oven or heavy stockpot over medium-high heat until lightly browned. Remove bacon and set aside. Sauté onions and mushrooms in bacon fat until just browned. Remove vegetables and set aside.

2

Brown beef, in batches and adding some vegetable oil if necessary. Sprinkle flour over meat. Add garlic, wine, broth, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper.

3

Cook, covered in 325°F (160°C) oven for 2 hours. Add reserved bacon, onions and mushrooms; cook for 30 minutes.

4

Slow Cooker: After Step 2, transfer meat to 24-cup (6 L) slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, adding reserved bacon, onions and mushrooms in final hour.

Ingredients

 4 slices bacon, diced
 2 medium onions, sliced lengthwise
 8 oz (250 g) mushrooms, halved
 2 lb (1 kg) Stewing Beef Cubes
 3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1 ½ cup (375 mL) red wine
 1 ½ cup (375 mL) beef stock
 1 bay leaf
 1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme
 ½ tsp (2 mL) EACH salt and pepper

Directions

1

Pan-fry bacon in Dutch oven or heavy stockpot over medium-high heat until lightly browned. Remove bacon and set aside. Sauté onions and mushrooms in bacon fat until just browned. Remove vegetables and set aside.

2

Brown beef, in batches and adding some vegetable oil if necessary. Sprinkle flour over meat. Add garlic, wine, broth, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper.

3

Cook, covered in 325°F (160°C) oven for 2 hours. Add reserved bacon, onions and mushrooms; cook for 30 minutes.

4

Slow Cooker: After Step 2, transfer meat to 24-cup (6 L) slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, adding reserved bacon, onions and mushrooms in final hour.

Beef Bourguignon
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