Simply Stew

1 pkg. (24 oz.) frozen stew vegetables (partially thawed)
1lb. lean stewing beef (cut into 1-1/2 inch cubes) 
1 can (10 ¾ oz.) tomato soup
½ cup water
2 Tbsp. dried onion flakes 
½ tsp. salt 
¼ tsp. pepper 
1 bay leaf 
Place vegetables in bottom of slow cooker. Add meat. In separate bowl, mix remaining ingredients and pour over meat and vegetables. Cover and cook on low about 10 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours.
Yield: 4 servings
31 grams carbohydrates/serving