Beef Bourguignon: Succulent Beef Stewed in Cheap Merlot

Beef Bourguignon: Succulent Beef Stewed in Cheap Merlot

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 425.1
  • Total Fat: 12.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.2 mg
  • Sodium: 453.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 57.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 16.8 g
  • Protein: 18.7 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 tbsp vegetable oil
    2 1/2 lbs beef chuck roast, cut in 2-inch cubes
    salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
    1 onion, chopped
    1 tbsp butter
    2 tbsp flour
    2 carrots, cut in 1-inch pieces
    2 ribs celery, cut in 1/2-inch pieces
    1 bay leaf
    4 springs fresh thyme
    2 cups merlot, or other red wine
    2 cups beef broth
    Try Horseradish mashed potatos


Brown the meat in vegetable oil. Don't buy stew meat, buy a chuck roast & cut it up. Remove meat from pan. Add the onions, salt and 1 T butter 2 T flour, cook 3-4 minutes. Add 1/2 bottle red wine. Reduce by 1/2, takes about 10 minutes. Add 2 chopped carrots, celery and beef (with all the juices), Bay leaf and tied up thyme, beef broth. Cover. Simmer 1 & 1/2 hours. Uncover and simmer 1/2 hour more. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve over mashed potatoes, do not add the potatoes to the stew.

Try this over the Horseradish Smashed Potatoes.

Serving Size: Don't know yet how I am going to divide this

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CORGIRUNNER.

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  • Very Good
    great - 4/20/18

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  • Incredible!
    Thus was excellent! I used about 1 c cooking wine (from grocery store) and 1 c water plus 2 c worth of beef broth (I use "better than boullion" concentrate); also 1 tsp dried thyme because I didn't have fresh. It was exactly what I was looking for, thanks! - 5/5/15

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