Slow cooker poor man's stew recipe - "This always tasted like a million bucks"

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This Poor Man's Stew recipe is a classic comfort food that brings back memories of my childhood. My mother used to make this dish whenever we were on a tight budget, but it always tasted like a million bucks. It's a filling and hearty meal that is packed with flavor, and it has become one of my go-to meals when I'm looking for something easy, delicious, and affordable.
This slow cooker recipe is a perfect choice for busy weeknights, as it requires minimal prep work and can cook itself while you go about your day. The combination of ground beef, vegetables, and spices creates a rich and savory broth that will warm you from the inside out. The best part is, you can customize the recipe to suit your tastes by using your favorite vegetables or adding extra seasonings. Whether you're cooking for yourself or for a family, this Poor Man's Stew is a recipe that you'll want to add to your regular rotation.
Poor Man's Stew
Cooktop Cove
1 pound ground beef
2 large carrots, chopped
2 large potatoes, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 cup frozen green beans
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans of diced tomatoes
2 cups beef broth
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Drain any excess fat.
Cooktop Cove
2. In a slow cooker, combine the cooked beef, carrots, potatoes, onion, green beans, garlic, diced tomatoes, beef broth, paprika, thyme, salt, and pepper.
3. Stir everything together and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or on high heat for 3-4 hours.
4. Serve hot with crusty bread or over cooked rice. Enjoy!
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