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Jan 29, 2014 03:09 PM

Beef Bourguignon

What is the least expensive meat to use for beef bourguignon? Need to make a lot and don't mind butchering a big piece

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  1. I have no idea. I usually use a chuck roast.

    1. Whatever you find on sale at the best price per pound.

      1. Chuck or rump roast, whichever you can find cheapest.

        1. The best help I can give you is that you need to familiarize yourself with which cuts of beef lend themselves to braising, and go from there.
          This way, you can make decisions like this on the fly, in your store, and work within your budget the best you can.

          1. These days there really are no inexpensive beef cuts. I use boneless chuck roast because it is less expensive than most other cuts of beef and it is easy to trim and cut into chunks suitable for beef bourguignon. Long slow cooking will produce tender, flavorful meat.