3 cups water
2 small chopped onions
3 stalks chopped celery
2 slices carrots
1 pound canned tomatoes
1 teaspoon pepper
Salt as desired
1 (10 oz.) pkg frozen mixed vegetables
1 pound diced chuck roast or top round browned and
1 tablespoon beef base -- granules or paste
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup flour
Put all ingredients except butter and flour in crock pot. Cover and cook
on low 8-10 hours. One hour before serving, turn to high. Make a roux of
1 stick melted butter or margarine and 1/2 cup flour. Stir until smooth.
Pour into crock-pot and stir until thickened.