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Cowgirl Stew Recipe


Cowgirl Stew


Recipe by Paula T 

"Hearty and easy-perfect for the cowgirl (or cowboy) in all of us! Can also be made in a slow cooker."

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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen corn

  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomatoes

  • 1 (15 ounce) can ranch-style beans

  • 6 potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1/4 cup chopped celery

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 dash garlic powder

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste



  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Crumble ground beef into the pot; cook and stir until completely browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Add water, corn, tomatoes, ranch-style beans, potatoes, onion, green bell pepper, celery, chili powder, sugar, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper to the beef; stir. Cover the pot and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook at a simmer until potatoes are tender, about 1 hour.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 1 hr 10 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 25 mins

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