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Easy Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

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  • 2 slices bacon, chopped
  • 2 1/2 lbs. (1.25 kgs) beef stew meat
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) dry red wine
  • 1 package (227 g) mushrooms, halved or quartered if very large
  • 4 large carrots, sliced diagonally into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
  • 1 large onion, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) water
  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Beef



Amount per serving

Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat5g
Trans Fat1g
Total Carbs12g
Dietary Fiber2g
Vitamin D0mcg

  • 1 Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, about 4 minutes. Remove bacon and set aside. Reserve bacon fat in skillet.
  • 2 Season beef, if desired, with salt and pepper; coat with flour. Heat bacon fat in skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the beef and cook, turning to cook all sides, until browned, about 3 minutes . Add beef to slow cooker and repeat with remaining beef adding 1 tablespoon (15 mL) vegetable oil, if necessary. Stir in tomato paste and cook, stirring 1 minute until beef is coated. Stir in wine and scrape up any brown bits from bottom of skillet. Add beef mixture to slow cooker.
  • 3 Add mushrooms, carrots, onion, water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock Beef to slow cooker; stir well. Cook at HIGH 6 hours or LOW 10 hours until beef is tender.
  • 4 Sprinkle with bacon and garnish, if desired, with chopped fresh parsley. Serve, if desired, with mashed potatoes*.
Tip: For a delicious mashed potato recipe try our Savoury  Mashed Potatoes!
See nutrition information for saturated fat content.