Beef à la flamande

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in
Casseroles: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1999

  • About

This traditional Flemish recipe consists of tender beef and onions that have been slowly stewed in beer with a little sugar. It makes a satisfying warming dish for a cold winter’s evening.


  • 1 kg (2 lb) piece chuck steak or topside beef, cut into eight 1 cm (½ inch) thick slices
  • 3 tablespoon


  • Preheat the oven to moderate 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Season the beef slices with salt and pepper. Melt the lard or oil in a large flameproof casserole dish and fry the meat, in batches, over high heat until browned, remove from the pan and set aside. Reduce the heat a