For 6 people, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 32 min. 2 hours 12 min. 2 hours 44 min. Keeping:
Several days in the fridge in a sealed container.
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Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 -
Cut 1 kg beef into large cubes.
Stage 2 -
Stage 3 -
Stage 4 -
Pour 5 tablespoons
into a large heavy-based pan on high heat.
When hot, add the pieces of meat and fry until browned on each side (do not salt, as this will bring out the juices, which will stop them browning).
When browned, remove the meat from the pan and transfer to a plate to wait.
Stage 5 -
Use the same pan, which should now contain just a little fat, and fry the chopped onions with salt and pepper for 1 or 2 minutes, stirring from time to time.
Stage 6 -
Return the cubed meat to the pan and
with 2 tablespoons
Stage 7 -
Add the diced carrots.
Stage 8 -
Add 1 litre beer, then salt and pepper.
Stage 9 -
Turn the heat down to minimum and leave to simmer for about 2 hours...
...until the beer has reduced to make a thick and tasty sauce. At the same time the meat will have become very well cooked tender.
For the beer, I advise you to use a dark beer which will give stronger flavour.
In the so-called "Flemish" carbonnade, a little brown sugar or a slice of gingerbread spread with mustard is added to the dish. But, I don't feel that either is necessary.
For more flavour, you can add a
beef stock cube
Carbonnade is one of those dishes, like
for example, which is even better when it is reheated.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 6 people : 12.01 € Per person : 2.00 € Note : These prices are only approximate
And to drink?: The same beer as you add to the dish - a Belgian beer, of course! I prefer "Mort-Subite" Geuze ("sudden death"!), but you can use a dark beer like Chimay, or a British-style mild or strong ale. Source
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