Poor Man’s Beef Stew Recipe

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Rose Oliver Modified: March 21, 2022
Poor Man’s Beef Stew Recipe

How To Make Poor Man’s Beef Stew

Put together a flavorful and comforting dish with this beef stew, loaded with tender browned beef, kidney beans, and corn, for a belly-filling meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3tbspbutter
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper,or more to taste
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1garlic clove,or more to taste, minced
  • 1lblean ground beef
  • 31ozlight red kidney beans,(2 cans), undrained
  • 15.25ozsweet corn,(1 can), undrained
  • 15ozgreen beans,(1 can), drained

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until butter is browned, fragrant, and foamy, with brown bits in it.

  2. Add the pepper and stir for about 10 seconds. Immediately stir in the chopped onion to prevent the butter from burning.

  3. Add the salt and sauté for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent. Add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute until fragrant.

  4. Add the ground beef. Cook and stir for 5 to 7 minutes until beef is browned and crumbly.

  5. Add undrained kidney beans and undrained corn. Mix and bring the liquid to a boil.

  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes until liquid cooks down into a sauce that just coats the back of a spoon. Add drained beans during the last 5 minutes. Taste and add more salt or pepper, as desired.

  7. Stir well and ladle into bowls, then serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1243.56kcal
  • Fat: 35.38g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.83g
  • Trans Fat: 1.69g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 165.29g
  • Fiber: 38.98g
  • Sugar: 16.03g
  • Protein: 74.92g
  • Cholesterol: 103.41mg
  • Sodium: 707.63mg
  • Calcium: 256.14mg
  • Potassium: 3857.81mg
  • Iron: 18.66mg
  • Vitamin A: 124.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.48mg
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