Preheat the slow cooker. Toss the beef in the flour and put into the slow cooker dish along with the onions, celery carrots, swede and herbs. Mix together the red wine, Worcestershire sauce and tomato puree. Pour into the slow cooker dish and mix well. Season with salt and pepper and cover with a lid. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. Once cooked remove the bay leaves and thyme or rosemary stalks and serve.
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