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Beef Bourguignon Recipe

Beef bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon

Course Main Course
Cuisine French


  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker


  • Oil
  • 200 g bacon lardons
  • 700 g diced stewing beef
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 large white onion diced
  • 1 large carrot sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 250 ml red wine
  • 500 ml beef stock
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 2 bay leaves

Buttered mushrooms

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 450 g small white or brown mushrooms quartered
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Salt and pepper


  • Set the Instant Pot to sauté function and set the time for 15minutes. Add the oil and sauté the bacon until crisp and browned then set aside.
  • Add the beef to the inner pot and sear until browned on all sides in the oil/bacon fat.
  • Return the bacon to the pot. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with flour, toss well and cook on sauté for a further 4-5 minutes to brown.
  • Add in the onions, carrots, wine, 2 cups of stock, tomato paste, 4 cloves minced garlic, and herbs. Stir well with a wooden spoon and deglaze the bottom of the pot. Secure the lid and press cancel to stop the Sauté function.
  • Select Pressure Cook on high pressure for 30 minutes, then press start.
  • When the cooking program has finished, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes then quick release any remaining pressure.
  • While the steam is releasing, prepare your buttered mushrooms: Heat the butter in a medium-sized skillet/pan over medium heat. Add the remaining 2 cloves garlic and cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds), then add in the mushrooms. Cook for about 5 minutes, while shaking the pan occasionally to coat with the butter. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Press cancel on the Instant Pot and select sauté again for 10 minutes. Add the mushrooms and let the sauce simmer and thicken.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes


Instant Brands Official Recipe Contributor:
Recipe by @edit.eats
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