|Source: Julie Whitt (2004)|
|Prep time: 30 minutes||Cooking time: 3 1⁄2 hours||Total time: 4 hours|
Sear stew meat in olive oil. Add garlic, celery and onions. Add can of crushed tomatoes and the small can of tomato sauce. Rinse navy beans. Add navy beans, frozen vegetables, salt, pepper and bay leaves, if using. Add enough water to cover ingredients in pan. Simmer for 2 hours. Add potatoes and cabbage. Simmer for 1 additional hour.