Rating: 4.5 stars
78 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 62
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 0
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This is a classic dish of the Burgundy region of France, designed to celebrate the wines for which Burgundy is famous. The Herb Bouquet adds a special flavor to this extremely popular dish.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Herb Bouquet (Bouquet Garni)

Directions

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  • In a small bowl, mix together beef broth, flour, tomato paste and demi glace; set aside.

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  • Heat bacon drippings in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Add beef, and cook until brown on all sides. Remove beef from skillet; set aside. Stir the sherry wine into the skillet. Add the onions, and cook about 5 minutes. Blend in the tomato paste mixture, and bring to a rapid boil, stirring constantly. Stir in Burgundy wine. Make the herb bouquet: Place parsley, rosemary, thyme, and bay leaf in a square of cheesecloth. Place herb bouquet in sauce.

  • Return beef to skillet. Cover, and simmer over low heat for about 3 hours, or until beef is tender.

  • Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Saute mushrooms until lightly browned. Add to meat in the skillet, and continue cooking 15 minutes. Discard bouquet garni. Serve in a casserole dish, sprinkled with parsley.

Note

This is delicious with Potatoes Lorette or garlic mashed potatoes, and peas with pearl onions.

Nutrition Facts

482 calories; protein 31.8g; carbohydrates 18.1g; fat 26.2g; cholesterol 109.7mg; sodium 510.7mg. Full Nutrition
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