Flemish Carbonades

Flemish Carbonades

2 to 3 lbs. very lean boneless beef, cut into 1-inch cubes (can use LEAN
pork loin)
1 lge. onion, thinly sliced
1 to 2 carrots, sliced (opt.)
1 tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
2 to 3 slices turkey bacon, cooked & crumbled
1 (12-oz.) can beer (non-alcoholic is fine)
4 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 cup water

In crock pot, layer meat, onions, and carrots. Sprinkle with salt, pepper,
garlic, and turkey bacon. Pour beer over all. Cover and cook on Low for
5-7 hrs. or until beef is tender. Increase heat to High. Dissolve
cornstarch in water and stir into crock pot mixture. Continue cooking on
High 20-30 min. or until slightly thickened. Serve over rice or noodles.
Reheats well.