Boeuf Bourguignon in Slow Time.

Total Time
7hrs 45mins
Prep
45 mins
Cook
7 hrs

French hearty dish; you will bring France to your home.This is a recipe from my sister in law Rachel that I tweaked a bit and converted to the slow cooker. Serve with mashed potatoes. I don't kow what Julia would say about this version' but I know it is good.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 3 lbs round steaks, cut in cubes
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white pearl onions
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 14 teaspoon thyme
  • 12 teaspoon herbes de provence
  • 1 12 cups red wine
  • 2 cups beef bouillon
  • 3 cups baby carrots
  • 2 cups mushroom caps
  • 1 teaspoon butter, for mushroom
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan and brown beef a small quantity at a time; spoon into slow cooker.
  2. Brown pearl onions; set aside.
  3. Sprinkle flour in hot fat to make a roux; season with pepper. Add garlic,bay leaves, thyme, Herbes de Provence.
  4. Add 1/2 cup wine to roux;simmer to thicken. Pour in slow cooker.
  5. Add the remaining wine and just enough bouillon to barely cover the meat.
  6. Cover and cook in slow cooker on Low for 6 hours.
  7. Add carrots and pearl onions; continue cooking another hour and 1/2.
  8. Melt butter in saucepan and sauté mushroom caps. Set aside.
  9. Just before serving, remove bay leaves. Add sautéed mushroom caps and sprinkle with chopped parsley.