Makes: 6 servings
A crock-pot recipe that is fool-proof.
Stew beef, cut into 1-inch cubes
Ground black pepper
Celery stalk, chopped
Place meat in slow cooker. In a small bowl mix together the flour, salt, and pepper; pour over meat, and stir to coat meat with flour mixture. Stir in the garlic, bay leaf, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, onion, beef broth, potatoes, carrots, and celery.
Cover, and cook on Low setting for 10 to 12 hours, or on High setting for 4 to 6 hours.
Optional - after stew is cooked, prepare orzo pasta according to package directions and mix in with stew.