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Beef Bourguignon

Amanda Wren-Grimwood
Beef Bourguignon. Here's a classic French beef bourguignon with red wine and shallots slow cooked in the oven or crockpot.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Servings 4
Calories 859 kcal


  • 12 shallots or small onions
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1.25 kg stewing beef cubed
  • 300 g smoked lardons
  • 200 ml hot beef stock
  • 150 ml red wine
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 bouquet garni or 2 tsp dried thyme
  • seasoning
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • butter/oil for frying


  • Fry the shallots and lardons in their own fat until browned then add the garlic for one minute before transferring to a large casserole dish.
  • Fry the meat in 3 batches, adding a little oil and butter if necessary, and place with the shallots.
  • Add a little butter to the pan and tip in the flour, stirring for 1 minute before adding the stock and wine.
  • Bring the sauce to a simmer and pour over the ingredients along with the bouquet garni.
  • Put the lid on and cook in the oven at 170 degrees C for 2 hours.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve with mashed potatoes.


Calories: 859kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 82gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 243mgSodium: 781mgPotassium: 1605mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 30IUVitamin C: 6.4mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 8.1mg
Keyword beef
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