low Cooker Poor Man’s Stew is made from scratch with ground beef to save money.
Looking for a budget meal this week? I made this Poor Man’s Stew for $6.24 and it feeds 5 people! I put ground beef, russet potatoes, carrots, onions, a garlic clove (not pictured, I had this on hand), tomato paste, water and seasoning in my slow cooker simmered it all day to make this Hearty Poor Man’s Stew.
The inspiration for this meal came from my favorite old movie The Princess Bride. I made a stew similar to the one seen in the movie where Fezzic (Andre the Giant) hand fed Inigo Montoya (Mandy Patinkin) a hearty stew trying to get him sober, so they could go find and save Westley.
Here is how to prepare it: