Simple Hamburger Stew With Potatoes and Carrots Recipe

ground beef and potatoes
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  • 50 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 portions (4 servings)
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This hamburger stew is made with a simple combination of ground beef, potatoes, and carrots with potatoes and carrots—this recipe was posted on our forum.

It's a very easy meal that can be ready to eat in just under an hour. Serve the stew with a salad or place the stew over rice or couscous. 

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 cups potatoes (diced; or small white baby potatoes)
  • 1 large carrot (thinly sliced)
  • 3 cups beef stock (preferably low sodium or unsalted)
  • 1/4 cup flour (dissolved in small amount of cold water)
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

How to Make It

  1. Brown meat and onions.
  2. Add potatoes, carrots, and water or broth. Cook until tender.
  3. Stir the flour and water mixture into the stew and cook until thickened.
  4. Taste and add kosher salt and pepper, as needed.
  5. Serve along with a salad or spoon the stew mixture over rice or couscous.

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