Bachelor's Stew
Serves 6
Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- 
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   2      pounds        beef chuck -- cut in 1" cubes
     1/3  cup           dry bread crumbs
   1      teaspoon      salt
     1/8  teaspoon      pepper
   1      large         onion -- cut in eighths
   3                    carrots, peeled, split lengthwise -- cut in 4" pieces
   4      stalks        celery -- cut in 1" pieces
   1      teaspoon      leaf basil
     1/3  cup           quick-cooking tapioca
   1      4 oz can      sliced mushrooms -- undrained
   1      teaspoon      Kitche Bouquet
   2      10.75 oz can  condensed tomato soup
   1      cup           beef broth -- or
                        water
Preparation Method
Wipe beef cubes well.  combine bread crumbs with salt and pepper and toss with 
beef.  Place coated beef cubes in Crock-Pot and add remaining ingredients; stir
 well.  Cover and cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours or on High for 3 to 5 hours.