Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Beef Burgundy

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For a weeknight meal, this savory and scrumptious beef burgundy can be easily put together in a slow cooker to simplify the process!

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1 (5-pound) boneless beef chuck eye roast
Salt and pepper to taste
8 ounces (about 6 slices) bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
3 medium onion, diced
1 medium carrot, peeled and finely chopped
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 teaspoons brown sugar
6 medium garlic cloves, minced (about 2 tablespoons minced garlic)
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 cup flour (see note for a gluten-free version)
1 (750-ml) bottle Pinot Noir, or any medium-bodied red wine
1 cup chicken bone broth or low-sodium chicken broth
1/3 cup soy sauce (see note for a gluten-free version)
2 bay leaves
2 cups frozen pearl onions
10 ounces cremini mushrooms or baby bella mushrooms, roughly sliced
1 cup sweet peas
Chopped parsley for garnishing
Trim beef chuck eye roast and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place the prepared beef in a 6-quart slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp,...
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Nutritions

Calories
532

Sodium
1470mg
61% DV

Fat
39g
60% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV