Hearty Hamburger Stew

Cathy Gulley


This is a delicious stew that my family loves. It is comforting on those long cold nights and makes enough to feed a crowd! Hope you enjoy!


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
40 Min


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  • 3 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 large
  • 1 (46 oz.) bottle
    tomato juice or vegetable juice cocktail
  • 1 qt
    chicken stock or broth; more if needed
  • 6 medium
  • 2 c
    sliced carrots
  • 2 c
    frozen lima beans
  • 4 clove
  • 2-3 tsp
    seasoned salt ( lawry's recommended)
  • 1 tsp
    dried italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper,or to taste
  • 1-2
    bay leaves
  • 2 c
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes,with juice
  • 1 can(s)
    light kidney beans,drained and rinsed
  • 1 can(s)
    dark kidney beans,drained and rinsed
  • 1 can(s)
    green beans,drained
  • 1 can(s)
    whole kernel corn,drained
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley,optional
  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce

How to Make Hearty Hamburger Stew


  1. In a large skillet,brown ground beef and onions until crumbly and no longer pink;drain grease.
  2. In a large stock pot,add meat mixture and remaining ingredients except for the cooked macaroni,kidney beans,green beans and parsley.
  3. Bring to a low boil over medium-high heat.Reduce heat to low,cover, and simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender;stirring often to prevent sticking.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and heat through.

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About Hearty Hamburger Stew

Course/Dish: Beef, Beef Soups, Burgers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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