Well, to be honest, I don't have an actual recipe I follow, but here are the basic ingredients.
I start by putting my stew meat (cut into bite sized pieces) into my crock pot. I then add the following ingredients:
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 medium onion, chopped
2 ribs of celery, sliced (or I sometimes use celery salt)
2-3 cloves of garlic, minced (or I cheat and use garlic salt)
32 oz Beef Broth
2 cups of baby carrots
4-5 small potatoes, peeled and chopped into bite size pieces (about 3 cups)
I use a 6 qt crock pot and cook on high for about 5-7 hours depending on your crock pot with the lid on. OR if I am going to be gone all day, then I might put it on low for about 10 hours.
I make a thickening agent with 1/4 cup of flour and 1/4 cup of water and add that to the stew to thicken it up (you can adjust that to your preference) and then add about 1 cup of either frozen or canned corn.
Cook, covered, for about 30 minutes more. You can also add peas or other veggies....this is just how my family prefers it.
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