Slow Cooker Poor Man’s Stew


1 ½ pounds of potatoes, I use Russets

3 carrots, peeled and sliced

1 onion, chopped

1 pound ground beef, cooked and fat drained off

2 cups of water

1-6 ounce can of tomato paste

1 clove minced garlic

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tsp dried oregano

1 tsp onion powder


In a dutch oven or skillet, cook the ground beef until it is done, drain the fat

In the slow cooker add the ground beef, potatoes, carrot, onion and the garlic

In a small bowl mix together the dried spices

Whisk together the tomato paste and the water, then combine with the dried spices

Then pour this mixture over the meat and vegetables in the slow cooker

Put the cover on the slow cooker

Cook on low for 7 hours

Serve the stew with buttered sandwich bread


See also  Homemade New York