Beef Bourguignon (or “Boeuf Bourguignon”) is a bucket list recipe that is surprisingly easy to make at home! This traditional French Burgundy stew will leave you with a taste of the tender, juicy beef that is simmered in rich red wine sauce.
Why You’ll Love This Easy Beef Bourguignon Recipe
- Rustic Yet Spectacular. Beef Bourguignon has a special quality, as it is a long-simmering stew or soup made from simple, yet meaningful ingredients. It cooks for hours, like a good Crockpot Beef Stew or Braised Short Ribs, rewarding your patience by turning inexpensive beef and carrots into something truly magnificent.
- Comparatively Simple. By simplifying the ingredients and cutting down the cooking time, I wanted to make the beef Bourguignon more accessible to home chefs. No offense to the masters, but I found Julia Child’s original boeuf Bourguignon and Ina Garten’s version both left me wishing for more vegetables and some of the steps felt unnecessary. I doubled up on the carrots and mushrooms, then removed ingredients that were not essential to create the best beef Bourguignon I’ve ever had.
- It’s Easier than You Think. When you think French cuisine, you probably think there’s a lot of work involved. This…