2 pounds beef (stew meat or chuck roast in squares) 1 tablespoon sugar 3 potatoes (cut into 1/2" squares or 1/4" squares) 6 carrots (split and cut in 2 in. lengths) 1 cup celery pieces 3 tablespoons tapioca 1 teaspoon salt black pepper 1 cup V-8 or tomato juice 2 cans (8 ounce size) tomato sauce
Put meat in bottom of Dutch oven or roaster. Sprinkle with tapioca. Add vegetables in layers. Add spices and pour liquid over all.
Seal pan with foil and lid. Don't open while cooking. Cook for 5 hours at 275 degrees F.