Carbonade of Beef from scratch

Carbonade of Beef

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

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and brown the meat and onion. Add the flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring.

  • Blend in the stock and brown ale. Add the Bouquet Garni, Bay Leaf, Thyme, sugar, Salt, carrots and mushrooms. Bring to the boil and transfer to a casserole dish.

  • Cover and cook in the oven for 2-2½ hours or until the meat is tender. Remove the Bouquet Garni and Bay Leaf before serving.