hamburger stew

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By Connie Deitz
from Boise, ID

This has been a favorite since I was a young girl. On a cold night this stew warmed me up quickly.

serves 12
prep time 45 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hamburger stew

  • 1 lb
  • 4 c
    potatoes (peeled and cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 1 lg
    onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 lg
    can of peeled whole tomatoes (cut up)
  • 1 can
    tomato soup
  • 1/2 can
    water (use the tomato soup can)
  • 6
    beef bouillon, cubes
  • 2 tsp
    (heaping teaspoons) of chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    flour (heaping teaspoon)
  • 1 tsp
    sugar (heaping teaspoon)
  • opt can
    can add 1 can of corn or chopped green chilies

How To Make hamburger stew

  • 1
    In a large soup pot brown hamburger and onions. Drain. Add the potatoes and enough water to completely cover the potatoes. Add the beef bouillon cubes and the rest of the seasonings. Boil about 15 minutes are until the potatoes are fork tender.
  • 2
    When potatoes are fork tender, add the can of tomato soup. Stir well then remove half a can (using the soup can) of the stew's liquid. To this add the heaping teaspoons of chili powder, flour and sugar. Mix these in the can really well then add to the stew pot and stir well. Let the stew simmer for about another 15 minutes or so. Serve with warm rolls or crushed crackers.