Published on : 19 May 20202 min reading time

Beef bourguignon is a beef dish prepared with red wine and onions. Nowadays it is possible to concoct this dish without wine. But how to proceed? Here we will give you some ideas on how to prepare it without alcohol.

Recipe 1: for 4 people

The necessary ingredients for a wineless beef bourguignon are :

750g of finely cut beef

2 onions, chopped

3 chopped garlic cloves

3 carrots peeled and sliced into strips

Bouquet garni

2 beef broths

250 ml of water

1 tin of button mushrooms


And some flour

Put the meat and onion in a casserole and brown. Then pour in the carrots, garlic, bouquet garni and mushrooms. Season with pepper. At the same time, put the stock in the water and pour into the casserole dish. Then cook for about 2 hours over low heat so that the meat is very soft. Then prepare the flour with a little water and mix. Before the end of cooking, pour this mixture into the casserole and stir gently!

Recipe 2: for 6 people

In this recipe, you’ll need:

1 kg of beef cut into large pieces

200g of button mushrooms

1l water with two broths

1 teaspoon tomato paste

3 onions peeled and diced

3 carrots, peeled and diced

30g of flour

Bouquet garni

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

Olive oil, salt and pepper

Brown the meat in a casserole over high heat. Then pour in the carrots and onions, stirring occasionally. Then add the flour and mix before pouring in the stock, garlic, bouquet garni and tomato concentrate. Then add the mushrooms and simmer over a low heat for 1h30.

Good to know!

Beef bourguignon is served hot with steamed potatoes.

Never forget the aromatic herbs to give even more flavour to the preparation and to suppress the smell of meat…

You can also customize the recipe by adding other ingredients.

In short, it is possible to concoct tasty beef bourguignon without wine !!! Just add a few elements to the composition