Flemish Stew

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • 4 servings

Also known as “carbonade flamande” this stew is so meaty and hearty. And so tasty. The main ingredient is beef, which you must flavor with onion, mustard, bay, and thyme. You must cook all these in dark beer! Serve with potatoes, be they fried or boiled.

Ingredients Needed for Flemish Stew

1 tablespoon butter
1 medium red onion, sliced
2 medium white onions, sliced
2 ¼ pounds of beef for stew, cubed
pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
salt
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
3 bay leaves
8 fresh thyme sprigs
1 dark beer
3 toast bread slices
1 tablespoon mustard

How to Cook Flemish Stew

  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over low heat. Add the red and white onion. Cook and stir until tender.
  2. Turn the heat to medium, add the beef meat and stir it in. Season with paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until beef starts browning.
  3. Add the garlic, bay leaves, thyme, and dark beer. Stir them in. Turn the heat lower.
  4. Spread the mustard on the 3 slices of toast. Place them upside down into the cooking stew. Cover with the lid and simmer for 2 hours.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *