Beef Bourguignon is a traditional French recipe that has been made for generations. The dish is traditionally made with a red Burgundy wine, from the Burgundy region of France; hence the name Slow cooked beef in rich red wine sauce, this dish is perfect for cold winter nights, or any night. Beef Bourguignon is true French comfort food. The recipe of Celebrity Chef’s Gordon Ramsay Beef Bourguignon is even making waves!
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Traditionally made with a red Burgundy wine, from the Burgundy region of France
- 2 pounds lean stew beef
- 1 cup red wine
- 4 sprigs fresh parsley
- 1 sprig fresh thyme
- 1 bay leaf
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 onion, sliced
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup beef broth salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 ounces bacon, chopped
- 12 small onions
- 4 ounces button mushrooms, sliced
- 2 Carrot, peeled and chopped
- 2 Potatoes, peeled and cubed
In a medium bowl, combine beef, wine, parsley, thyme and bay leaf. Let marinate for 3 hours.
Remove beef; strain and reserve marinade. Heat 4 tablespoons butter in a large heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Saute the sliced onion until tender. Stir in beef, and cook until evenly brown. Remove beef and onion; set aside. Add flour to pan, and cook, stirring, until brown. Slowly stir in beef broth, then the reserved marinade. Return the beef mixture to the pan with the potatoes and carrots. Cover, and simmer for 3 hours.
Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a medium skillet over medium high heat, Stir in the bacon and small onions, and saute until onions are tender. Add mushrooms, and continue cooking until mushrooms are golden brown. Serve as a garnish.