Flemish Carbonades


2 to 3 lbs. boneless chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 c. flour
1/4 c. butter or margarine
1 onion, sliced
1 t. salt
1/8 t. pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
2 c. beer
1/4 c. flour

Coat beef with 1/2 c. flour. In large skillet or crockpot with browning unit, brown meat in melted butter. Drain off excess fat. In crockpot, combine meat, onion, salt, peper, garlic and beer. Cover and cook on low 5 to 7 hours or until meat is tender. Turn control to HIGH. dissolve remaining 1/4 c. flour in small amount of water. Stir into meat mixture; cook on HIGH 20 to 30 minutes.