Beef Stew with Sauerkraut and Bread Dumpling

Yield: 1 Servings
2lbBeef or Turky (the red meat) or half of each; cut into medium pieces.
3Tabls Oil; (up to 4)
1lgOnions; cut in slices (up to 2)
3Garlic cloves; cut in slices (up to 4)
3Tomatoes; Peeled and cut to pieces, or from can of tomatoes
2Tabls Tomatoes paste
1cnSauerkraut ; Washed and drain, (560 gm)
Salt and Freshly ground Pepper
1Bay leaf
1cBoiling water; (up to 1-1/2)