Braised Beef with Noodles
beef chuck, boneless and cut in 1" cubes
onion, coarsely chopped
Brown beef cubes in saucepan until well browned.
Add 1-1/2 cups water, salt, pepper, and bay leaf.
Cover and cook over low heat until beef is almost tender--about 1 hour.
Continue cooking until meat and vegetables are tender--about 20 minutes.
Mix flour and water until smooth.
Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened--about 2 minutes.