Classic Beef Bourguignon Recipe

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Classic Beef Bourguignon
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  1. Stir beef and red wine together in a baking dish and marinate in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 8 hours
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F
  3. Remove beef from refrigerator.
  4. In a large Dutch oven heat 1 tbsp oil over medium-high heat.
  5. Add bacon and sauté until browned, about 5 minutes.
  6. Remove bacon from pot and set aside in a medium bowl.
  7. Add the onion, carrot and celery to the same pot, sauté over medium-high heat until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  8. Add garlic, thyme and clove and sauté for 1 minute
  9. Remove from pot and set aside with bacon.
  10. Drain beef from marinade, reserving marinade.
  11. Dredge beef in flour to coat.
  12. Shake off excess flour.
  13. Heat 1 tbsp oil over medium-high heat.
  14. Work in batches and brown beef until browned on all sides, adding more oil as needed.
  15. When cooking the last addition of beef stir in tomato paste for the last minute.
  16. Add vegetables, bacon, beef, bay leaves and marinade into the pot, add enough water just to cover.
  17. Simmer over low for 5 minutes and de-glaze by scraping up the tasty brown bits from the bottom of the pot.
  18. Cover pot with lid and cook in oven for 3 hours.
  19. For the last half hour of cooking add potatoes.
  20. Heat butter in a sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  21. Sauté mushrooms until golden.
  22. Add pearl onions and cook for 5 minutes longer.
  23. When the beef has finished cooking add mushrooms and onions to pot, stir, season to taste and serve warm.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 531.32 Kcal (2225 kJ)
Calories from fat 182.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.32g 31%
Cholesterol 24.74mg 8%
Sodium 645mg 27%
Potassium 1428.67mg 30%
Total Carbs 63.27g 21%
Sugars 13.71g 55%
Dietary Fiber 7.14g 29%
Protein 13.94g 28%
Vitamin C 27mg 45%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 15%
Iron 64.8mg 360%
Calcium 104.8mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 91.35 Kcal (382 kJ)
Calories from fat 31.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.49g 31%
Cholesterol 4.25mg 8%
Sodium 110.9mg 27%
Potassium 245.64mg 30%
Total Carbs 10.88g 21%
Sugars 2.36g 55%
Dietary Fiber 1.23g 29%
Protein 2.4g 28%
Vitamin C 4.6mg 45%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 15%
Iron 11.1mg 360%
Calcium 18mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.5
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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