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Carbonnade Of Beef

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  Stewing beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Dripping 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Large, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Beer 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1 , tied together with parsley
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Brown sugar 2 Teaspoon

Wipe beef and trim off excess fat.
Cut into large pieces.
Heat dripping in a heavy saucepan and brown beef pieces on all sides over a high heat.
Remove from pan and put aside.
Reduce heat to low, add sliced onion and saute until soft, add garlic and cook a little longer.
Stir in flour and cook sufficiently to color it golden brown.
Pour in beer and hot water, stir constantly until thickened.
Increase heat and simmer to reduce liquor in saucepan by half.
Return beef to pan, adding herbs, salt and pepper, nutmeg and brown sugar.
Cover tightly and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally during cooking.
Remove bunch of flavoring herbs before serving.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1632 Calories from Fat 577

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.8%

Saturated Fat 29 g144.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 390.3 mg130.1%

Sodium 4620.9 mg192.5%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g30.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.3 g49.3%

Sugars 36.8 g

Protein 136 g272.5%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 87%

Calcium 21.4% Iron 58.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Carbonnade Of Beef Recipe