Beef and Potato Stew
2 1/2 pounds lean beef stew meat
2 tablespoons shortening
2 large onions, diced
5 large potatoes, cut in eighths
5 large carrots, cut 2" slices
slat and pepper to taste
garlic flakes or garlic salt
1 can condensed tomato soup
Brown stew meat in shortening. Add diced onions and cook until browned.
Add vegetables and seasonings.
Add soup and a soup can of water.
Simmer (at 250ºF) for about 3 hours, or until meat and vegetables are tender.
Add more water as needed.