2 pounds beef stew meat ( or beef chuck roast cut into 1 inch pieces )
1/4 cup all purpose flour or a gluten free flour blend for gf version
1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilies ( a can of Rotel works too)
3 tablespoons balsamic, apple cider, or regular vinegar
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 pound potatoes peeled and cut into large chunks
1/2 pound carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
1 can beef broth, for a stew with thinner broth use 2 cans or about 4 cups ( you can use water in place of broth but you will need to also add salt )
In bowl combine meat and flour. Stir or toss to coat.
Place meat in slow cooker.
Add remaining ingredients and stir.
Cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 5-6 or until meat is done and vegetables are tender.
OLD FASHIONED BEEF STEW