180 min   4 portions   difficulty

Flemish stew with French fries


Step 1

Chop the onions into large pieces. Heat a pot and melt a knob of butter. Cook the onions over medium heat (do not let them turn brown)

Step 2

Heat a frying pan over medium heat and melt a knob of butter. Sear the stew meat in the casserole until they have a golden brown colour and season it pepper and salt. 

Step 3

Put the meat in the stew with onions.Heat the beer in the used pan.Once the beer is cooking, pour it into the stew.

Step 4

Join some laurel leaves and a few sprigs of fresh thyme and put them in the stew. 

Step 5

Add the cloves and something sweet like honey or Sirop/

Step 6

Spread the brown bread generously with mustard. Place the sandwich in the pot, with the buttered side down.

Step 7

Let the stew simmer for one and a half to three hours on a low heat. Stir it occasionally.

Step 8

If the meat sauce has its desired thickness you can place the lid on the stew.

Step 9

add some French fries on your plate. 


  • 2 Pound Beef
  • 2 Onion
  • 1 Liter Brown beer
  • 1 Clove
  • 2 leaves Laurel
  • 1 slice Brown bread
  • 2 tablespoon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • Butter
  • Pepper & Salt