Poor Mans Stew. Try it for two weeks and see how much better you feel. Supports Stamina and Energy Level Directions: Brown the beef in a skillet on the stove-top, drain fat. Add the beef to the slow cooker along with the potatoes, onions, carrots, and garlic.
I've called this Poor Man's Stew because it is so budget friendly and inexpensive to make. Of course with a normal stew you would likely use a cut of beef or pork. However, that can be expensive, especially if you have lots of mouths to feed. You can cook Poor Mans Stew using 18 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Poor Mans Stew
- It’s 5 of pds hamburger meat.
- You need 9 of medium potatoes (cut to 1 inch pieces).
- It’s 3 of large carrots (chopped).
- You need 1 of onion (diced).
- Prepare 1/2 of bell pepper (minced).
- You need 2 of celery (diced).
- You need 5 cloves of garlic (minced).
- Prepare 1 of jalapeno (diced).
- Prepare 1 of large can tomato sauce.
- Prepare 1 of large can black beans.
- It’s 1 of large can stewed tomatoes.
- Prepare 1 tsp of chili powder.
- It’s 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper.
- It’s 2 tsp of cumin.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of beef bouillion.
- Prepare 4 of bay leaf.
- You need to taste of Salt.
- You need to taste of Pepper.
So for this recipe, I've actually used half ground pork and half ground beef. Poor Man's Stew is an old-fashioned recipe that was found on many Midwestern tables. It's a hearty combination ground beef, potatoes, carrots and red kidney beans in a base of tomato juice. While it may seem simple, don't discount its delicious flavor.
Poor Mans Stew instructions
- Brown hamburger meat in large pot or Dutch oven. Drain and return to heat. Dice all your vegetables, add to pot and allow to cook until onions are translucent and flavors are brought out..
- Add your potatoes, carrots, beans, tomato sauce, and crushed tomatoes. Add 8 to 10 cups of water and bring to boil. Reduce heat, simmer for 30 minutes if you like more of a soupy finish or 45 minutes to and hour for thicker stew. Stir occasionally..
- I serve mine with my sugar and spice cornbread and garnish with peperoncini peppers!.
Mix together the tomato paste, broth, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and thyme. Pour the mix over everything in the crock pot and mix well. Poor Man's Stew is essentially a budget friendly beef stew. Traditional beef stew calls for more expensive cuts of meat whereas Poor Man's Stew is made with ground beef which brings the cost down…hence the name! Both are often full of potatoes, veggies, and a thick and flavorful broth.