Thursday, July 31, 2008

Freezer Meal Friday

Grandma's Beef Stew

2 pounds beef stew meat
3 cups sliced carrots
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup sliced celery
2 (14.5 oz) cans stewed tomatoes
1/2 cup quick cooking tapioca
2 bay leaves
1 t salt
1/2 t pepper

Place stew meat in slow cooker. Add carrots, onion, celery and tomatoes. Stir in tapioca, bay leaves, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours or on High for 5 to 6 hours. Remove from slow cooker and allow to cool. Remove bay leaves. Place in labeled freezer bag. Freeze. 8 servings.

To Serve: Thaw. Heat until hot and bubbly. Serve with cornbread or sourdough bread.

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