Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon Soup

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker, Stovetop
  • Cuisine: French


This easy recipe for Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon Soup takes this classic French favorite and turns it into a slow cooker soup that is a snap to make. All the rich flavor and a fraction of the work!


  • 1 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 3 carrots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 stalks of celery, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 sweet onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 cup red wine¬†(see note)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped into bite sized pieces


  1. Place all ingredients except for flour and bacon in your slow cooker and give them a stir.
  2. Add 1/4 cup of the flour and stir again.  Press Low, set the slow cooker for 8 hours, put the lid on and let it cook away.
  3. After 8 hours, stir in the remaining flour, raise the heat to high and let it cook while you make the bacon.
  4. Cook the bacon until it is crispy and then drain on paper towels.
  5. Ladle the soup into warmed bowls, garnish with bacon and serve!


Beef Bourguignon is traditionally made with Burgundy, but I’ve found that any red wine will work just fine!