Total Time
2hrs 55mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs 35 mins

From the 1967 edition of Margo Oliver's Weekend Magazine Cookbook. I've found that the better the burgundy wine tastes the better your results will be.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp butter and oil in an oven proof Dutch oven or heavy saucepan.
  3. Add beef and quickly brown on all sides.
  4. Sprinkle in flour and cook, stirring, until flour is golden brown.
  5. Add salt, pepper, garlic, wine and 1 cup of water (or enough to cover meat).
  6. Bring mixture to a boil.
  7. Tie the sprigs of celery and parsley together with string for thread.
  8. Add celery/parsley bundle, bay leaf and thyme to pan.
  9. Cover tightly and place in oven for 2 hours or until meat is tender.
  10. Skim off fat and remove the celery, parsley and bay leaf.
  11. Place bacon in skillet and cook until crisp.
  12. Add onions and cook until lightly browned, stirring gently.
  13. Remove onions and bacon from pan using a slotted spoon and add to meat mixture.
  14. Recover and put back in oven for an additional 15 minutes.
  15. Heat 2 tsp butter in skillet.
  16. Add mushrooms and lemon juice.
  17. Cook gently for about 2 minutes.
  18. Sprinkle mushrooms and chopped parley over beef mixture.
  19. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

This was excellent. Made this for Family Picks.I added some carrots towards the end. Made for Cook with Dirty Faces.

bigbadbrenda June 11, 2009

We really enjoyed this. I made it exactly as stated and it turned out really well. Excellent flavor! Thanks for sharing.

Lainey6605 October 25, 2008

I love Beef Burgundy! This was very good.

Chef Patience July 01, 2008

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