Beef Braised With Red Wine & Mushrooms

Prep Time
Cook Time
2h 30m
Ready In

"From Cooking Light: calories 307, fat 10.3 (sat 3.8) carb 19.9, serving size 1 1/4 cups"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (578.2 g)
  • Calories 724.4
  • Total Fat - 44.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 459.9 mg
  • Sodium - 853.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 49.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.1 g
  • Sugars - 6.3 g
  • Protein - 29.9 g
  • Calcium - 755.9 mg
  • Iron - 10.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Combine porcini mushrooms and 1 cup boiling water in a small bowl. Let stand 30 minutes. Drain mushrooms through a sieve into a bowl, reserving liquid. Chop mushrooms, set aside.

Step 2

Sprinkle beef with sapt and pepper. Heat oil to med high in a large dutch oven. Add 1/2 the beef to pan, saute 5 minutes or until lightly browned on all sides. Remove beef from pan with a slotted spoon, place in a bowl. Repeat with remaining beef.

Step 3

Add onions to pan, saute 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Add cremini or button mushrooms and carrot. Saute 3 minutes until mushrooms are tender. Add beef, porcini mushrooms and liquid, some salt and pepper, broth and next 4 ingredients (through bay leaves). bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat.

Step 4

Simmer 1 1/2 hours until beef is tender, uncover for an additional 20 minutes.

Step 5

Combine 1 tbs water and cornstarch in a small bowl, add to pan. Bring to a boil until liquid thickens. Discard thyme sprigs and bay leaves.


No special items needed.

5 Reviews


The meat was tender and flavors devine. I served ours alongside mashed potatoes, peas and dinner rolls. Super delicious meal!


(4 Feb 2021)


The sauce was outstanding! We really enjoyed this dish.


review by:
(14 Nov 2020)


We loved this. Great combination of flavors. Easy to put together. Love the meat and veges. One to be repeated by us.


review by:
(14 Nov 2020)


We loved this...I quartered the mushrooms and used frozen pearl onions...this makes a nice gravy to serve over noodles, mashed potatoes, rice or in my case I served it over spatzle that I fried...a nice hearty meal...made for FYC tag game...


review by:
(28 Apr 2015)


Great tasting and one that will see to reruns! I didn't have porcini mushrooms and had to make do with the onions but I loved, loved the end result! Can't wait to make this for company ... will assure to have white pearl onions on hand, I know they make for great presentation. Into my Favourites Cookbook.


review by:
(31 Mar 2015)

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