Cut meat in 1-inch squares.
In a large skillet brown meat on all sides in hot fat.
Remove meat from skillet; add gravy mix and water.
Bring to boiling, stirring constantly.
Stir in remaining ingredients except noodles.
Return meat to skillet; cover.
Simmer 1 hour and 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove bay leaf.
Serve meat over hot buttered noodles.