Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

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I love creating fresh recipes that are quick and simple to make so that I can help you get dinner on the table without the fuss!

Cook Time: 3 hrs

Prep Time: 15 Min


– 2 slices thick cut bacon chopped – 1 pound chuck roast cut into 1 inch cubes – 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 1/8 teaspoon pepper – 2 large carrots sliced about 1/2 inch thick – 8 oz baby potatoes halved – 1 small yellow onion quartered – 1 teaspoon jarred minced garlic – 1/2 cup red wine – 1/2 cup beef broth – 1 tablespoon tomato paste – 1 tablespoon tapioca pearls


Heat a skillet over medium high heat and add bacon. Cook, stirring often, until browned.  Remove bacon to slow cooker


Season beef with thyme, salt and pepper and cook in same skillet with remaining bacon drippings


Cook 3-4 minutes on each side until browned. Transfer to slow cooker.


Add carrots, potatoes, onions and garlic


Mix together wine, broth, tomato paste and tapioca pearls. Pour over beef.


Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6. Serve with crusty bread or as desired