1.Add the beef stew meat to crock pot.
2.Sprinkle onion soup mix over the beef and stir to coat the meat evenly. Sprinkle paprika evenly over the meat.
3.In a large bowl, add potatoes and onion. Layer over meat. Then, add the baby carrots.
4.In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together canned soup, ketchup, pepper and water. Pour over veggies.
5.Cook in your crock pot on low for 8 hours, or high for 4. Check that meat and veggies are tender. Enjoy!