Ingredients:

  • 2 lb (1 kg) stewing beef cubes
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cut_in wedges
  • 3 carrots, cut_in chunks
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) beef stock
  • 1 can (5 oz/156 mL) tomato_paste
  • 1 bay_leaf
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Worcestershire_sauce
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) all-purpose_flour

Preparation:
Trim and cut beef into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes. In 18- to 24-cup (4.5 to 6 L) slow-cooker, mix together beef, potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, beef stock, tomato paste, bay leaf and Worcestershire sauce. Cover and cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours (or on High for 5 to 6 hours) or until beef and vegetables are tender.

Add peas, salt and pepper. Increase heat to High. Whisk flour with 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; stir into stew. Cook, covered, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Discard bay leaf.