Slow Cooker Poor Man’s Stew

Slow Cooker Poor Man’s Stew 1


  • 1 lb. ground beef browned and drained
  • 1 1/2 lbs potatoes diced large
  • 3 carrots sliced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 garlic clove minced (I had this on hand already)
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano


  • Add the cooked ground beef, potatoes, carrots, onions, and garlic to a 5-quart or larger slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the tomato paste, water, salt, pepper, onion powder and oregano. Pour this mixture over everything in the slow cooker. Stir.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours, without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  • Serve with buttered sandwich bread. Enjoy!

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