Burgundy Beef Stew

Beef and mushrooms swimming in a rich broth make a warming meal on cool days.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

Ingredients

6
slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
lb beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups dry red wine or Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 1/4
teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon beef bouillon granules
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
dried bay leaf
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
4
medium onions, sliced
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook bacon over low heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp; remove bacon with slotted spoon. Refrigerate bacon.
  • 2 Coat beef with flour. Cook beef in bacon drippings over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown. Drain excess fat from Dutch oven.
  • 3 Add wine and just enough water to cover beef in Dutch oven. Stir in thyme, salt, bouillon granules, pepper, garlic and bay leaf. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 1 hour 30 minutes or until beef is tender.
  • 4 In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook mushrooms and onions in butter, stirring frequently, until onions are tender. Stir mushroom mixture and bacon into stew. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Garnish stew with parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    650mg
    650%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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