Boeuf Bourguignon
Cuisine: French
Author: Kitchens
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 3 hours
Total time: 3 hours 10 mins
To make this an even richer and tastier dish, add a splash of aged balsamic vinegar.
  • 1 pound stewing beef
  • 7 ounces lightly smoked bacon pieces
  • 1/2 pound Cremini mushrooms, halved if large
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup whole shallots, peeled and trimmed
  • large sprig thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 2/3 Cups good Merlot
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. Pre-heat oven to 285 degress F/140 degrees C.
  2. Add the shallots, chop the onion and add all the ingredients, other than the wine and the flour, to a casserole pan. Sprinkle over the flour and toss together with your hands, until everything is lightly coated.
  3. Pour in the wine and stir.
  4. Put on a close-fitting lid and place in the middle shelf of the oven for 3 hours.
Calories: 455 Fat: 22 g Sugar: 5.6 g
Boeuf Bourguignon is a glorious French beef stew. Serve it along with lightly buttered noodles.
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