Beef Bourguignon - Crock Pot

Beef Bourguignon - Crock Pot

  • 1 lb. bacon, cooked, reserve grease
  • 3 lbs. beef, cubed
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1 lb. onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. celery
  • 1 lb. carrots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Chopped shallots (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt & pepper
  • Flour

Slowly cook bacon in large baking pan; remove. Dredge beef cubes in flour, brown in bacon fat. Transfer meat from skillet to heated platter. Saute vegetable and garlic in bacon fat; remove. Drain fat from pan. Gently combine beef, vegetables, bacon and half the wine. Add bay leaf and salt and pepper to taste. Cook on low 8 - 10 hours.