​Beef Bourguignon  (Boeuf bourguignon)

Posted by Isabel on Oct 10th 2022

​Beef Bourguignon (Boeuf bourguignon)

This French dish is super comforting. 

Serve it with boiled potatoes, mashed potatoes or rice.

Serves: 6 - Prep Time: 20 min - Cook Time: 1h


  • Cutting board
  • Chef’s knife
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • 2 small bowls
  • Dutch oven or stovetop-safe casserole dish
  • Slotted spoon
  • Tongs


  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2.5 ounces (70 g) smoked bacon, diced
  • 1 lb (450 g) stew beef (or beef cheek), cut into cubes
  • 5 medium carrots (300g, or about 2 ½ cups sliced), peeled, rinsed, and sliced
  • 10 ounces (300 g) mushrooms, peeled and sliced
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut into small dices
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle dry red wine
  • 1 big pinch salt
  • 2 pinches pepper

To Serve

  • 15 medium yellow potatoes, boiled


  1. In a small bowl, mix the flour and water. Set aside.
  2. Heat the Dutch oven over medium heat and brown the bacon.
  3. In the same pan, sear the beef cubes on all sides over high heat.Pour in the wine.
  4. Add the carrots, mushrooms, onion, garlic, bacon, and flour-water mixture. Mix and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and cook, covered, at least 1 hour, stirring regularly, until the sauce thickens slightly and the meat is tender.
  6. Serve with the boiled potatoes.