Dijon Beef and Mushrooms

Rich and flavorful mushrooms, savory gravy, and tender steak make this dish a perfect on a Tuesday or for company.

Dijon Beef and Mushrooms
Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pound boneless beef sirloin steak; cut into 1-inch pieces

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 8 ounce package button and/or cremini mushrooms, quartered

  • 1 cup chopped onion (1 large)

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • cup lower-sodium beef broth

  • cup dry white wine

  • 3 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 recipe Whole Wheat Bread Planks

Whole Wheat Bread Planks

  • 6 1 inch thick slices whole wheat baguette-style French bread

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic

Directions

  1. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. If desired, in a large nonstick skillet cook and stir half of the meat over medium-high heat until brown. Drain off fat. Place meat in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Repeat with remaining meat.

  2. Add mushrooms, onion, and garlic to cooker. In a bowl stir together broth, wine, mustard, and dried thyme (if using). Pour mixture over meat in cooker.

  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

  4. If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting. In a small bowl stir together butter and flour. Stir in 2 tablespoons cooking liquid to make a paste. Stir in fresh thyme, if using. Stir mixture into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high-heat setting about 30 minutes more or until mixture thickens.

  5. Serve meat mixture with Whole Wheat Bread Planks. Sprinkle with fresh thyme.

Whole Wheat Bread Planks

  1. Preheat broiler. Diagonally cut six 1-inch-thick slices from a loaf of whole wheat baguette-style French bread. Lightly brush some of olive oil over one side of each bread slice. Rub a cut-side of a garlic clove over the oil-brushed side of each slice. Place slices on a baking sheet. Broil slices, 4 to 5 inches from heat, for 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted, turning once. Carefully watch the bread as it can burn easily. Makes 6 planks.

Serve a green, like Frenched green beans, along side this dish to add a fresh note to the meal.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

343 Calories
11g Fat
23g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 343
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 681mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 4.7mg 24%
Calcium 121.2mg 9%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Potassium 784mg 17%
Folate, total 44.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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