Simple Beef Bourguignon

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This simple beef bourguignon recipe is an earthy, multi-layered dinner idea with meat that gives new meaning to the term comfort food. This hearty stew recipe is one of the best recipes for beef stew you will try. There are a lot of steps in this recipe, but it is well worth it and one that is sure to make your favorite list. Ingredients like bacon, chuck roast, garlic, mushrooms and carrots make for the perfect combination of flavors that everyone will love. You can either use a homemade beef stock or a store bought stock, whichever you prefer.

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Nutrition Facts for: Simple Beef Bourguignon from Healthy Recipes

Ingredients: Bacon, chuck roast or round roast, Pinot Noir, onion, carrots, garlic, tomato paste, kosher salt, black pepper, bay leaf, beef stock, mushrooms, olive oil, potato starch or corn starch, parsley.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 792, Calories from Fat 474, Total Fat 52.7g 81%, Saturated Fat 19.7g 98%, Cholesterol 177mg 59%, Sodium 693mg 29%, Potassium 939mg 27%, Carbohydrates 13.8g 5%, Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%, Sugars 4.5g, Protein 50.2g, Vitamin A 82%, Vitamin C 11%, Calcium 5%, Iron 43%

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