Slow Cooked Mushroom Bourguignon

Looking for a delicious and hearty meal to enjoy on a chilly evening? Why not try making slow cooked mushroom bourguignon? This classic French dish is earthy and flavourful, with tender mushrooms and a rich tomato-based sauce that will warm you up from the inside out. 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 4-5 hours

Serves: 4


  • Small bag of round shallots (peeled)
  • Olive oil
  • 3-4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • Plain flour
  • Vegetable stock
  • 400ml Malbec
  • Punnet of button mushrooms (or other small mushroom)
  • Punnet of mixed woodland mushrooms
  • Punnet of chestnut mushrooms
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
  • Bay leaves
  • Small bunch thyme


Step 1: In a well-oiled pan, sear the shallots until brown on a medium heat

Step 2: Add the garlic and stir for two minutes until you can really smell the garlic

Step 3: Whilst the garlic and shallots are cooking, brew up a jug of vegetable stock and set to one side

Step 4: Add the shallots, carrots, mushrooms and stock to a crockpot/slow cooker

Step 5: Tie the thyme and bay leaves together and add to the crockpot/slow cooker

Step 6: Add the red wine and cook on medium for 4-5 hours

Step 7: We served ours with some creamy mashed potato



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