Carbonade of Beef

Carbonade of Beef

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4.

  • Fry stewing steak and prepared vegetables in the oil in a pan until the meat is browned and vegetables are beginning to soften. Transfer to a casserole dish. Stir in packet contents, beer and water until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Cover and cook for 2 hours or until the meat is tender.

  • Meanwhile cover the slices of French bread with cheese and Paprika.

  • Float the bread slices on top of the casserole at the end of the cooking time. Return dish to the oven for 5-10 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbling over the bread. Serve immediately with green vegetables and creamed potatoes.

  • The casserole may be stored without the bread topping for up to 2 days in a refrigerator or for up to 2 months in a freezer.