Tex-Mex Stew



2 pounds stew meat

1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes, cut into smaller pieces

1 cup salsa, your choice

1 bag frozen pearl onions, or one whole large onion, chopped

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 (11 ounce) can corn with red and green peppers

1 packet taco seasoning mix (low sodium variety works well too)


Put the meat, onions, salsa and can of tomatoes (with juice) into the

crock-pot. Sprinkle with chili powder. Cook on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours, or on

LOW for 9 to 11 hours. One-half hour before serving, add black beans, corn

and taco seasoning. Cook on HIGH for 15 to 30 minutes, until stew thickens.