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Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon

Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon is a pressure cooker recipe with beef, mushrooms, onions, and carrots cooked in red wine. Low carb, keto, and gluten free.

Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 220 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1.5 - 2 pounds beef chuck roast cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 5 strips bacon diced
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 10 ounces cremini mushrooms quartered
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3/4 cup dry red wine
  • 3/4 teaspoon xanthan gum (or corn starch, read post for instructions)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Generously season beef chunks with salt and pepper, and set aside. Select the saute mode on the pressure cooker for medium heat. When the display reads HOT, add diced bacon and cook for about 5 minutes until crispy, stirring frequently. Transfer the bacon to a paper towel lined plate.

  2. Add the beef to the pot in a single layer and cook for a few minutes to brown, then flip and repeat for the other side. Transfer to a plate when done.

  3. Add onions and garlic. Cook for a few minutes to soften, stirring frequently. Add red wine and tomato paste, using a wooden spoon to briefly scrape up flavorful brown bits stuck to the bottom of the pot. Stir to check that the tomato paste is dissolved. Turn off the saute mode.
  4. Transfer the beef back to the pot. Add mushrooms, carrots, and thyme, stirring together. Top with bay leaves. Secure and seal the lid. Cook at high pressure for 40 minutes, followed by a manual pressure release.
  5. Uncover and select the saute mode. Remove bay leaves. Evenly sprinkle xanthan gum over the pot and stir together. Let the stew boil for a minute to thicken while stirring. Turn off the saute mode. Serve into bowls and top with crispy bacon.

Nutrition Info

This recipe yields 5.5 g net carbs per serving (1-1.5 cups).

Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 220  
Total Fat 5g 8%
   Saturated Fat 2g 9%
   Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 310mg 13%
Potassium 130mg 4%
Total Carb 6.5g 2%
   Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
   Sugars 2g  
Protein 27g  
Vitamin A 69% · Vitamin C 7% · Calcium 6% · Iron 17%