French Beef Bourguignon Recipe

Beef bourguignon is a classic French recipe. This French recipe transforms a cut of beef into a rich stew seasoned with bacon and a very  generous pour of red wine. If you like you can use this recipe beef bourguignon slow cooker. Or better yet, this one beef bourguignon crock pot. Anyway you want to cook this beef dinner you will not be disappointed, so enjoy! After you have tried this recipe and fallen in love with it, let me know how much you liked it.

2 slices bacon, chopped

1 lb. beef chuck stew meat, cut into 1-1/2- inch cubes

2 cups white mushrooms, quartered

3/4 lb. carrots, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces

1 large onion, chopped

2 tbsp. tomato paste

1 tbsp. butter

2 tbsp. flour

1 cup beef stock

3/4 cup dry red wine

2 tbsp. fresh thyme

1 small baguette, cut into 8 slices


1. In a large Dutch oven, cook the bacon over medium-high until crisp, about 4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a bowl. Season the beef with salt and pepper and add it to the pot in a single layer. Cook, stirring, until browned all over, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes.

2. Reduce the heat to medium and stir in the cooked meat, carrots, onions, tomato paste and butter. Season and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Sprinkle with flour and cook, stirring 2 minutes. Stir in the stock, wine and 1 tbsp. thyme; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until the meat is tender and the sauce thickens, this will be about 1-1/2 hours.

3. Stir in the cooked bacon; season. Divide among bowls, garnish with the remaining thyme and serve with the baguette slices.

Servings: 4

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes

Cooking Time: 1 Hour 50 minutes

Total Time: 2 Hours 10 minutes

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