2 lbs. stew meat
2 T. shortening
1 large onion, chopped
2 c. green pepper, diced
2 T. paprika*
1 T. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1 16-oz. can diced tomatoes
8 c. water
1 ham bone
8 oz. kielbasa, sliced thinly
3 c. potatoes, peeled and dice

Brown meat in shortening with onion and green pepper. Season with paprika, salt and pepper and stir in tomatoes, water, and ham bone. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours. Add kielbasa and potatoes and cook until potatoes are tender.

*You can experiment with the flavor of this dish by substituting smoked sweet or smoked hot paprika for the plain variety.