Vlaamse osselappen (Flemish beef)

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Vlaamse osselappen (Flemish beef)
Vlaamse osselappen (Flemish beef)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:581
Ready in:2 hours 35 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:2 hours 25 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:24th October 2012

A beef stew from Flemish speaking Belgium


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  1. Melt the butter in a large pan.
  2. Add the beef and lightly brown over a hight heat.
  3. Remove the meat and reserve.
  4. Sauté the onions in the same butter until soft.
  5. Stir in the flour and cook until it is light brown.
  6. Gradually add the beer until the sauce is thickened and smooth.
  7. Add the meat, bay leaf, thyme, parsley, sugar vinegar, salt and pepper.
  8. Cover the pan and allow the meat to simmer slowly for 1 hour.
  9. Spread the bread with the mustard and place in the pan.
  10. Cover and simmer for a further hour.

Serving suggestions

Serve with boiled potatoes and vegetables


Add garlic as well as onions

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