Beef Burgundy II


A little complicated, but excellent.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins


  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • salt and pepper

  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces

  • 7 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ cup brandy

  • 2 cups Burgundy wine

  • 2 cups beef broth

  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 bay leaves

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 large onion, cut into 12 wedges

  • 4 carrots, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 4 stalks celery, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 1 ½ pounds red potatoes, peeled and quartered

  • ½ pound fresh mushrooms

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg


  1. Place flour in large bowl, and season with salt and pepper. Dredge beef in flour to coat.

  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a heavy Dutch oven over high heat. Working in batches, saute beef until brown on all sides, about 5 minutes per batch.

  3. Return all meat to pot, and add brandy; boil until almost evaporated, about 2 minutes. Add wine, broth, thyme, garlic, bay leaves and oregano. Cover, and simmer until beef is almost tender, about 1 hour.

  4. Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onions until brown. Using slotted spoon, transfer onion to large bowl. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet, add carrots and celery, and saute until golden. Transfer to bowl with onions. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in same skillet, add potatoes, and saute until brown on all sides. Transfer to bowl with other vegetables. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet, add mushrooms, and saute until brown on all sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer to bowl.

  5. Transfer vegetables to pot with beef, and stir in nutmeg. Cover pot and simmer 45 minutes. Uncover pot, and boil liquid until thickened to sauce consistency, about 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

819 Calories
47g Fat
32g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 819
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 47g 60%
Saturated Fat 22g 108%
Cholesterol 169mg 56%
Sodium 518mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 1291mg 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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