Slow Cooker Hamburger Stew: A Hearty Bowl of Comfort ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅ•

Embrace the simplicity and heartiness of a classic with this Slow Cooker Hamburger Stew. Packed with savory ground beef, vibrant vegetables, and flavorful broth, this stew is the epitome of comfort in a bowl. The slow cooker does the work, allowing the flavors to meld and the ingredients to become tender and delicious. Let’s embark on a culinary journey that promises warmth, satisfaction, and the unmistakable aroma of a home-cooked meal.


  • 1.5 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups frozen green beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Brown Ground Beef:
  • In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef until fully cooked. Drain excess fat.
  1. Transfer to Slow Cooker:
  • Transfer the cooked ground beef to the slow cooker.
  1. Add Vegetables:
  • Add diced onion, minced garlic, sliced carrots, diced potatoes, green beans, and corn to the slow cooker.
  1. Season with Herbs:
  • Sprinkle dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, black pepper, and add the bay leaf to the slow cooker.
  1. Pour in Broth and Tomatoes:
  • Pour beef broth and diced tomatoes (with their juice) over the ingredients in the slow cooker.
  1. Stir and Cook:
  • Give everything a gentle stir to combine the ingredients. Set the slow cooker to low and let it cook for 6-8 hours or until the vegetables are tender.
  1. Check and Adjust Seasoning:
  • About halfway through the cooking time, check the seasoning and adjust salt and pepper if needed.
  1. Serve:
  • Once the stew is ready, discard the bay leaf. Ladle the Slow Cooker Hamburger Stew into bowls, garnish with fresh chopped parsley, and serve piping hot.

Optional Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the stew over a bed of cooked rice or with a slice of crusty bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

Enjoy the comforting goodness of this Slow Cooker Hamburger Stew. The melding of ground beef, vibrant vegetables, and aromatic herbs creates a symphony of flavors that will have everyone asking for seconds. As the slow cooker works its magic, savor the anticipation of a comforting bowl of stew that’s perfect for any day of the week. ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅ•โœจ

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