Creole Steak Strips

CREOLE STEAK STRIPS

1 1/2 lbs. boneless round steak
Salt and pepper
1 onion, chopped
1 c. sliced celery
1 c. seasoned tomato juice
2 t. Worcesteshire sauce
1/8 t. garlic powder
1 med. green pepper, chopped
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen okra or 1 1/2 c. fresh
1 can (2 1/2 oz.) sliced mushrooms
Carrot curls for garnish, if desired

Cut steak into strips about 1/2-inch wide and 2-inches long. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place in crockpot with onion, celery, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder. Cover and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours. Turn control on HIGH. Add green peppers, partailly thawed okra and mushrooms. Cover and cook on HIGH for 30 monuites or until okra is done. Garnish with carrot curls, if desired.

Makes 5 to 6 servings