Season meat with 2 teaspoons salt and dash pepper.
Roll in flour.
Cook onions in hot fat till tender but not brown; remove onions and brown meat slowly on both sides.
Place meat in 3-quart casserole; add onions, potatoes, and bay leaf; pour soup over.
Cover; bake at 350° 1 hour and 45 minutes or till meat is tender.
Add beans; cook 10 to 15 minutes more.