Beef Carbonnade

Beer adds great depth of flavor to this rich beef stew. To serve without freezing, keep simmering stew while you cook the noodles. Drain noodles and serve with the stew.
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Servings6 servings



  • 1 pound beef top round steak
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 carrots sliced
  • 3 cups Beef Stock
  • cup dried potato flakes
  • cups egg noodles


  • Cut steak into 1-inch pieces.
  • Toss with flour, salt, and pepper.
  • Heat olive oil and butter in large saucepan and cook steak, in batches, until browned, about 5 to 6 minutes per batch. When all the beef is browned, remove from pan and set aside.
  • Cook onions and garlic in the drippings remaining in saucepan, stirring to scrape up drippings, about 3 minutes.
  • Place onion mixture in 4-quart slow cooker along with beef, beer, thyme, carrots, and Stock.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8–9 hours or until vegetables are tender.
  • Add potato flakes and egg noodles, turn heat to high, and cook for 10–12 minutes or until noodles are tender and stew is thick. Stir and serve.


Calories: 365.32kcal