Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon is the ultimate savory mushroom stew that delicious served over mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, cauliflower mash or farro!
In a large dutch oven or heavy pot, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat, add mushrooms and pearl onions, sear until they begin to take on a little coloring, about 3 to 4 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium, add the carrots, onions, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper, saute for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are lightly browned.
Slowly add the red wine to the pot and scrap any bits that are stuck to the bottom or sides. Turn heat to medium-high and reduce wine by half.
Stir in tomato paste and broth, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, or until mushrooms are very tender. Let simmer, covered or cover askewed, stirring occasionally and enjoy the wonderful aroma.
In a small bowl, mix together the remaining tablespoon oil, or water, with flour to make a paste, stir into the stew. Simmer for 10 minutes. If the sauce is too thin, boil it down to the right consistency. Season to taste.
Serves 4 – 6
Don’t care to use wine, skip the step, adding 2 1/2 cups of vegetable broth instead of 2 cups.
Oil-free: To make this mushroom bourguignon oil-free, use vegetable broth in place of oil when sauteeing. Instead of making an oil and flour paste, mix of 2 teaspoons cornstarch with 1 1/2 teaspoons, making a slurry.
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