Hearty Beef Carbonnade

  • Recipe serves: 8
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 90 min


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 lbs. boneless beef chuck [or round steak], cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 bay leaf (optional)
  • 1 envelope Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 can (12 oz.) beer [or 1-1/2 cups water]
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley leaves (optional)


  1. In Dutch oven or large saucepot, cook bacon over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon, crumble and set aside; reserve 1 tablespoon drippings. Add 1/2 of the beef to reserved drippings and brown over medium-high heat; remove beef and set aside. Repeat with remaining beef. Add garlic to drippings and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 30 seconds. Return beef to Dutch oven. Add bay leaf and Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix blended with beer and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 1 hour 15 minutes or until beef is tender. Remove bay leaf. Skim fat, if necessary. Stir in vinegar and parsley and garnish with bacon. Serve, if desired, with hot cooked rice.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Serving Size per serving
Amount Pe rServing
Calories -1
Calories from Fat -1
Total Fat -1 g
Saturated Fat -1 g
Cholesterol -1 mg
Sodium -1 mg
Total Carbs -1 g
Dietary Fiber -1 g
Sugars -1 g
Protein -1 g