German Beef Stew

1 1/2 pounds beef chuck, cut in 2-inch cubes
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 can (16 oz) diced tomato, un-drained
2 cups carrots, thinly sliced
1 large potato, cut into chunks
1/4 cup sherry
1/4 cup dark molasses
1 cup water
1/4 cup raisins (optional)

Place cubes of beef in slow cooker.

In a small bowl combine flour, celery salt, garlic powder, ground ginger and pepper; sprinkle over beef.

In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, carrots, potatoes, sherry, molasses and water; pour over beef.

Cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours.

If desired, add 1/4 cup raisins 30 minutes before serving.


Cuisinar 3-1/2-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker

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