Easy hamburger stew in a white bowl with a napkin on the left side and a spoon on the right side of the bowl.

Easy Hamburger

Easy hamburger stew is the perfect comfort food when the days get a little chill in the air. Nothing says comfort food than a good stew.

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy hamburger stew
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 260kcal
Author: Dawn Yucuis


  • 1 1/2 pounds of hamburger
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 cup carrots sliced
  • 2 medium potatoes cubed
  • 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a Dutch oven combine the hamburger, onion, celery, and carrots.
  • Over medium heat brown hamburger. Stirring occasionally so it does not burn.
  • Once the hamburger is browned remove any extra fat.
  • Add the canned tomatoes, corn, peas, beef broth, and bay leaves.
  • Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce heat and cook until vegetables are tender.
  • Remove bay leaves and serve.
  • Season with the salt and pepper. Add the salt gradually and taste to as you add.


  1. If the stew becomes too thick you may add additional broth.
  2. Use low sodium broth.
  3. Soup can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutrition information is an estimate and may vary with brands of ingredients used.


Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 23.6g | Protein: 27.4g | Fat: 6.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 960mg | Potassium: 726mg | Fiber: 5.5g | Sugar: 7.3g | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 4mg