Burgundy Meatball Stew

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

This recipe has been lost for years and I have just found it, my Dad was the cook in the family growing up and my sister and I always loved this simple and delicious stew. Very kid friendly and flexible. Would be great for OAMC( you could use frozen meatballs)and could be adapted to a crockpot, would double or triple easily. Enjoy

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs ground beef, i use (pork,veal,beef combo)
  • 1 cup fine soft bread crumbs
  • 14 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 12 teaspoons salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 (14 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (10 ounce) can beef bouillon or 1 (10 ounce) can consomme
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (250 g) bag frozen pearl onions (or use fresh)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cut in large cubes
  • 4 carrots, cut in 1 inch chunks (can use a bag of baby carrots)
  • 12 lb mushroom, quartered (optional)
  • 14 cup parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 12 cup cold water

Directions

  1. Combine beef, breadcrumbs, onion, egg, salt, pepper and thyme; shape into 1 1/2 inch meatballs.
  2. In a large flameproof casserole or dutch oven, heat butter and oil; brown meatballs lightly on all sides.
  3. Drain excess fat and add remaining ingredients except parlsey, flour and water.
  4. (Recipe may be made ahead to this point and refrigerated).
  5. Cover and bake at 400 degrees for about 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  6. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  7. During last 15 minutes of baking, thicken sauce with 2 tbsp flour into 1/2 cup cold water.
  8. Add parsley and serve.
  9. Note; This casserole freezes well, baked.
  10. Thaw completely and reheat at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  11. You can also freeze in tubs and pop into a crockpot to reheat.
Most Helpful

5 5

Absolutely delicious. Easy to make. I made it in a crockpot and cooked it on high for 5 hours. Thanks for a great recipe.

5 5

I baked the meatballs instead of frying them in a pan. The gravy is delicious. Everyone liked this recipe a lot. It gives a lot. Thanks abloom :) Made for Name that ingredient tag game