German Beef Stew


1 pound round roast, trimmed, cut in 2-inch cubes
2 tbs. flour
1/2 tsp. celery salt
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1 can diced tomatoes, (16 oz) undrained
2 cups thinly sliced carrots
1 large potato, cut into chunks
1/4 cup dry cooking sherry
1/4 cup dark molasses
1 cup water
3 cups fat-free beef broth


Place beef in slow cooker (Crock Pot). 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.