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“Beef bourguignon can be cooked a few different ways. I used to cook mine the traditional way - in the oven for several hours but the recipe was somewhat high maintenance. Over the years, I tried modifying my recipe so I could use my crock-pot without losing any of that beef bourguignon flavor. This is what I ended up with and the meat is so tender and so delicious you may never use your oven again!”
READY IN:
7hrs 30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. cook bacon in fry-pan, remove and drain most of the grease out of the pan. While bacon is cooking, prep your onion and carrots and set aside.
  2. 2. add beef cubes to same pan used for bacon and brown well. Placed browned beef cubes in crock-pot that has been coated with cooking spray.
  3. 3. add chopped cooked bacon, thyme, tomato paste, garlic, bay leaf, and pearl onions to crock-pot on top of beef (no need to stir). Brown carrot, and cubed onion in same pan as meat and season with 1 teaspoons salt and pepper and add to crock-pot.
  4. 4. cook mushrooms and 1 tsp salt in same pan (use cooking spray if needed). Stir in flour (or corn starch). Add broth, mix well until you get a thick mushroom gravy and add as top layer in crock-pot. Cover and cook on low 7 hours.
  5. 5. add wine about an hour before serving (at 6 hours of cooking in crock-pot) and stir. Continue cooking. Serve alone with crusty bread or with noodles.
  6. tip for thicker gravy: in a small pot, mix 1 tbsp corn starch with 2 tbsp water (1 tbsp butter optional) add to crock pot, stir well and cover on high for 10 minutes.

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