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Low FODMAP Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

This low FODMAP adaptation of the traditional French Beef Bourguignon is made with simple, hearty, real food ingredients. Cubes of beef are seared to a rich caramel brown then slow cooked in a red wine fortified bone broth and accompanied by fresh carrots, parsley and green onion for a comforting home cooked meal.
6 Servings Meet The Cook Print
Low FODMAP Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Ingredients

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Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving = 1 Cup
  • 388 Calories
  • 15g Fat
  • 107mg Cholesterol
  • 594mg Sodium
  • 874mg Potassium
  • 14g Carbs
  • 2g Fiber
  • 2g Sugar
  • 41g Protein
  • 9 WW+ Points
  • Zone Blocks: 6 Protein 5 Fat 1 Carbs

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. In a large bowl, combine arrowroot flour, salt and pepper. Add beef and stir until all meat is evenly coated with the flour mixture.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  3. Add beef to skillet and brown, turning to ensure all sides are browned evenly.
  4. Remove beef from skillet and place in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  5. Using 1/2 of the red wine, deglaze the skillet, scraping up the bits from the bottom of pan.
  6. Pour wine mixture into slow cooker. Add remaining wine, carrots, green onions, parsley, beef broth, bay leaves, thyme and tomato paste. Stir to evenly distribute ingredients throughout the slow cooker.
  7. Cover and cook on low 4-6 hours until meat and vegetables are tender.
  8. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a large bowl, combine arrowroot flour, salt and pepper. Add beef and stir until all meat is evenly coated with the flour mixture.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  3. Add beef to skillet and brown, turning to ensure all sides are browned evenly.
  4. Remove beef from skillet and divide between indicated number of quart freezer bags.
  5. Using 1/2 of the red wine, deglaze the skillet, scraping up the bits from the bottom of pan.
  6. Divide wine mixture, remaining wine, carrots, green onions, parsley, beef broth, bay leaves, thyme and tomato paste evenly into indicated number of gallon freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Place beef in the bottom of slow cooker. Top with vegetables, stirring to distribute ingredients evenly.
  2. Cover and cook on low 4-6 hours until meat and vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove bay leaf before serving.

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  1. I had no idea there had been a diet developed for IBS. I was diagnosed back in the late ’90s and have controlled mine with diet but this is AMAZING! Thanks for this recipe. I have research to do. πŸ™‚

  2. my daughter has been on the low FODMAP diet due to IBS for six months and I’m just looking for recipes to stock the freezer as we are expecting a little one in six weeks. So perfect timimg with this recipe, thanks!

    1. Stephanie, I am also expecting a little one in 2 weeks and have been looking for Low Fodmap easy meals. Please let me know what you found! Also, I have a blog of my recipes I’ve adapted for Low Fodmap, check it out and see if it’s helpful to you. (I need to add a lot more, but will over time) http://www.thriftykitchen.wordpress.c...

  3. Made this tasted good except our red wine was not the best choice truly do a dry red wine and not something cheap lesson learned

    1. Yes Bree, even though the temptation is to use any wine for cooking, the rule of thumb is to use a wine you would normally drink. Glad it still turned out ok!

  4. YOU HAVE A LOW FODMAP RECIPE! This is a miracle. Please bring us more! Although …I’m not sure mushrooms of any kind are ok on Low Fodmap. Beef broth is also risky because I have yet to find a commercial version that doesn’t contain onion & garlic. I only use broth if I can make my own. Also, you should be sure to mention that Low Fodmap followers should only use the green portion of the green onions.

  5. I’m just about to begin Low-fodmap diet and I am 99% sure Mushrooms, onions are a clear do not eat. I also thought red wine is a no go items. As are tomato paste (unless home made) and store bought broths. IS this not so?

    1. Maren – Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are reevaulating the FODMAP guidelines and will be updating this post to reflect.

      1. Green Onions, also called Scallions if you use just the green part are fine. But, yes Mushrooms I understood were a high fodmap food.

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