Beef Bourguignon


Beef Bourguignon

Mediterranean Beef Stew

This Mediterranean twist on the classic French dish, Beef Bourguignon, incorporates the bold flavors of the region. The dish is slow-cooked to perfection, resulting in tender beef and a rich, flavorful sauce. Perfect for a cozy night in or a special occasion.

Jan Dec

30 minutes

2-3 hours

2 hours 30 minutes - 3 hours 30 minutes

4 servings


Mediterranean diet, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Low-carb, High-protein


Vegetarian, Vegan, Kosher, Halal, Paleo


This Mediterranean version of Beef Bourguignon incorporates ingredients commonly found in the region, such as olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and red wine from the Mediterranean. The dish is also seasoned with Mediterranean herbs and spices, such as oregano and thyme. We alse have the original recipe for Beef bourguignon, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 450 kcal / 1880 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 25g / 8g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 10g / 4g
  • Protein: 40g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. 2.
    In a large Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove beef from the pot and set aside.
  3. 3.
    Add onion and garlic to the pot and cook until softened, about 3 minutes.
  4. 4.
    Add red wine, beef broth, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  5. 5.
    Return beef to the pot and bring to a simmer.
  6. 6.
    Cover the pot and transfer to the oven. Cook for 2-3 hours, or until beef is tender.
  7. 7.
    In a small bowl, whisk together flour and water. Add the mixture to the pot and stir to thicken the sauce.
  8. 8.
    Serve hot with crusty bread or over mashed potatoes.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Olives — Rinse the olives before using to remove excess saltiness.
  • Sun-dried tomatoes — Soak the sun-dried tomatoes in hot water for 10 minutes before using to rehydrate them.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a deeper flavor, marinate the beef in red wine overnight before cooking.
  • Use a good quality red wine for the best flavor.
  • Serve with a side of roasted vegetables for a complete meal.

Serving advice

Serve hot with crusty bread or over mashed potatoes.

Presentation advice

Garnish with fresh herbs, such as parsley or thyme, for a pop of color.