Marie Sharps Beware Beef Stew

Marie Sharps Beware Beef Stew


2 1/2 lbs. beef stew meat

5 lg. potatoes, cut in chunks

1 med. onion, chopped (not fine)

4 lg. carrots, chopped in chunks

3 lg. celery sticks (cut into small pieces)

1 1/2 c. tomato juice

1/2 c. dry red wine or water

1/4 c. quick cooking tapioca

2 tsp. salt

2 sm. bay leaves

1 tsp. dried basil

1/4 tsp. Marie Sharp’s Beware Hot Sauce


Mix all ingredients in 4 or 6 quart slow cooker. Cover and cook at setting #3 (low) for 7 to 9 hours or at setting #5 (high) for 3 to 4 hours until meat and vegetables are tender. (Stir stew several times throughout cooking time.)