Slow Cooking Thursday collides with Scrumptious Sunday this week with Beef Bourguignon


Scrumptious Sunday hosted by Meredith at Mercedes Rocks
Slow Cooking Thursday hosted by Diary of a Stay at Home Mom
BEEF BOURGUIGNON
1 1/2 pounds boneless beef chuck roast, cubed
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon minced garlic
4 slices bacon, cubed
2 carrots, sliced
1 onion, chopped
12 pearl onions, peeled
8 ounce package sliced mushrooms
flour
1 tablespoon Classico sun dried tomato pesto
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon white pepper
2 cups red wine of your choice
  • Melt the butter and saute' the beef chunks and garlic until browned. Remove to small crock pot.
  • Sprinkle flour over the browned beef chunks.
  • Add bacon and brown until crisp. Add to the slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle flour over the bacon.
  • Add the onions and carrots and saute'. Add to the slow cooker.
  • Whisk together the remaining ingredients and pour over the slow cooker contents, adding bay leaf last.
  • Set slow cooker to low and cook 2 hours undisturbed until meat is tender.
  • Add the pearl onions and mushrooms during the last 1/2 hour at least.
  • Check every 20 minutes after 2 hours until desired consistency is reached.
  • Good over mashed potatoes or buttered egg noodles.
I do the memes: Menu Plan Monday hosted by Laura at I'm an Organizing Junkie, Favorite Ingredient Friday hosted by Kathryn at Overwhelmed with Joy, Freezer Food Friday hosted by MJ at mjpuzzlemom, Scrumptious Sunday hosted by Meredith at Mercedes Rocks, Tasty Thursday hosted by Pumpkin Patch, Watchin' What We Eat hosted by Lorie at Honey I Shrank Myself and Slow Cooking Thursday hosted by Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom. Doing them all make great additions to help keeping me on track and finding so new recipes!

6 comments:

craftymom said...

My mouth is watering....this recipe looks delish!

I'll add it to my menu for next week!

Barbara said...

I always make this with a good cab... a cup of cab for the beef a cup of cab for me ;)

rampy said...

This sounds delicious! I love little pearl onions!

Joy @ Joy Of Desserts said...

I'll bet it tastes quite gourmet. Love it!

Mercedes said...

So how do you say this word-LOL!
Oooohhhhh~yummy-definitely over noodles and minus the mushrooms-hehe!

I am a little late getting over here~I had a very busy weekend. Feel free to go back to Scrumptious Sunday to visit any late posters that might have posted after you did.

Thank you for visiting my Impossible Cheeseburger Pie!

I forgot to post this at Scrumptious Sunday: I will be going out of town (Vacation-woohoo) Sunday, June 6, 2008. I will be back that following Saturday, June 12, 2008. I might be late visiting your post. For new Scrumptious Sunday players: I hope to have a blog friend help with my blog-approving comments in moderation.

Thank you so much for participating in Scrumptious Sunday!

Mere

Mercedes said...

I just realized I put the wrong dates for vacation-lol! I will be gone Sunday, July 6 - Saturday, July 12. Oopsie!