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This easy frugal Crock Pot Hamburger Stew Recipe is perfect to make for busy weeknights! Plus its the perfect frugal meal to make with vegetables as well!

Crock Pot Hamburger Stew

This easy frugal Crock Pot Hamburger Stew Recipe is perfect to make for busy weeknights! Plus its the perfect frugal meal to make with vegetables as well!  

Course Easy Dinner
Cuisine American, Crock Pot
Keyword crockpot, Ground beef, stew
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Hamburger
  • ½ an Onion
  • 1 Bag of Baby Carrots
  • 7 Cubed and peeled potatoes
  • Minced Garlic to Taste
  • 6 oz Can of Tomato Paste
  • 3 Cups of water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano

Instructions

  1. Brown the ground beef
  2. Prep all your veggies: Peel and chop potatoes, onions, and carrots.
  3. I sprayed my crock pot with a non-stick spray, you can choose to skip this step if you’d like!
  4. Combine the beef, carrots, potatoes, onion, and garlic in the crock pot

  5. In a separate bowl whisk together the water, tomato paste, and seasonings
  6. Pour the water mixture over the beef mixture in the crock pot and cover with a lid
  7. Cook on low for 6-8 hours until done. Be sure to watch the liquid level for the potatoes to cook all the way. If it gets low before the stew is done cooking be sure to add some more!
  8. Serve with bread bowls or bread

Recipe Notes

*You can use minced onion

*You could do less if you reduce the amount of potatoes

Alternative Ingredients To Put In Crock Pot Hamburger Stew:

 

  • Canned Green Beans
  • Corn Kernels
  • Diced Tomatoes 
  • Peas 
  • Beef Broth
  • Celery