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Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 8 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

Cooking the beef in the slow cooker yields tender meat that is packed with flavor! Make it a meal by serving this stew with Betty Crocker™ mashed potatoes. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
2 1/2
lb beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1
lb large carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium yellow onion, cut into large pieces
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
bottle (750 ml) good-quality dry red wine (such as Pinot Noir)
2
cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspooon chopped fresh thyme
6
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
Fresh thyme leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 7-quart Dutch oven or stockpot, heat oil over high heat. Pat beef dry with paper towels, and season with salt and pepper. Place beef in Dutch oven, working in batches if necessary as to not overcrowd Dutch oven, and cook 4 to 6 minutes, searing all sides of beef. Transfer to plate.
  • 2
    Add carrots and onion to Dutch oven, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until onions and carrots are lightly browned and slightly tender, scraping brown bits up from bottom as they cook. Add garlic, and cook 1 minute longer, stirring frequently. Add wine, beef broth and thyme to Dutch oven, and stir until well combined.
  • 3
    Place broth mixture in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker; add beef and bacon to slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low heat setting about 8 hours or High heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until beef is very tender. Spoon into bowls to serve. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs, if desired.
  • 4
    Freezer Directions: Make as directed through step 2. Place beef in gallon-size plastic freezer bag. Squeeze out any excess air, and seal. Place broth mixture and bacon in gallon-size plastic freezer bag. Squeeze out any excess air, and seal. Place bags flat to freeze. When ready to cook, thaw bags overnight in refrigerator. Place in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker; cover and cook on Low heat setting about 8 hours or High heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until beef is very tender. Garnish with fresh thyme.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
39%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
790mg
33%
Potassium
780mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
4g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
220%
220%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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