Carbonnade (Flemish Beef Stew)

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recipe by Kenwood

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    Total Time
    4hrs 25mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 27 ratings

A rich stew which gets it deep flavours from the dark beer and caramelised onions. Carbonnade (a Flemish Beef Stew) should be served some steamed root vegetables.

recipe updated 18 Oct 2021


  • Stewing steak icon
    Stewing steak
    600 g
  • Bacon icon
    100 g
  • Onion icon
    150 g
  • Beer icon
    300 g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Sugar icon
    2 tablespoons
  • Beef stock icon
    Beef stock
    400 g
  • Wholegrain mustard icon
    Wholegrain mustard
    1 tablespoon
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    4 sprigs
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    5 sprigs


  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl

Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Add stewing steak, beer, garlic clove and bay leaves to a clean medium bowl
  4. Marinate in fridge - 2 hr
  5. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  6. Add olive oil to the kCook bowl
  7. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  8. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  9. Heat with filler cap removed - 140°C, speed 3
  10. Transfer beef to kCook bowl
  11. Add bacon to the kCook bowl
  12. Cook with filler cap removed - 2 min, 140°C, speed 4
  13. Cook with filler cap removed - 3 min, 120°C, speed 3
  14. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  15. Slice onion into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  16. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  17. Add sugar to the kCook bowl
  18. Season
  19. Cook with filler cap removed - 10 min, 140°C, speed 1
  20. Then add beef stock, wholegrain mustard, fresh thyme and fresh parsley to the kCook bowl
  21. Cook with filler cap fitted - 2 hr, 98°C, speed 1
  22. Season to taste
  23. Serve
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