EASY IRISH BEEF STEW
2 lb. beef, trimmed, cut into bite-size pieces
5 T. flour
2 tsp. oil
2-3 medium onions, cut into large pieces
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) beef broth
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) stewed tomatoes, undrained
2 lb. red potatoes, quartered
small bag of baby carrots
2 T. minced garlic
salt and pepper, to taste
Dredge meat with flour. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add meat; cook until browned. Add the beef to crockpot. Add in broth, tomatoes and vegetables. Add garlic and salt and pepper. Bring to boil, then turn crockpot down to low.
Let cook for several hours.
Stew may be thickened with cornstarch if desired.