trim excess fat from beef. Cut beef into 1x1/4-inch pieces. Mix beef and remaining ingredients except water and flour in 5-quart crock-pot slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8-9 hours or until beef and vegetables are tender. Mix water and flour . Gradually stir flour mixture into soup until blended. Cover and cook on high heat setting about 30 minutes or until slightly thickened.