Do you need a hearty stew that is oh-so-easy to throw together? This Crock Pot Italian Hobo Stew submitted by reader Jackie Sheflin fits the bill!
Cris here. We just love when readers reach out to us to share their favorite recipes. Jackie sent us several and this one was one of the favorites we have tried so far 🙂 Mikey even made a video.
As Mikey says in the video, the carrots just make this stew. It is so yummy! Thanks so much for sharing Jackie! If you have a recipe you would like to share with us, send it to Cris@RecipesThatCrock.com.
Crock Pot Italian Hobo Stew Notes
- Jackie used Simply Potatoes in her recipe, but they weren’t available at my grocery store, so we substituted O’Brien potatoes. Country style hash browns would also work.
- We used our Crock Pot Make Ahead Ground Beef to make this recipe even easier to just dump and go.
- We used our 6 quart Cuisinart 3 in 1 Slow Cooker but any 6 quart slow cooker should do just fine.
- 16 oz package Simply Potatoes - diced with onions & uncooked we used 16 oz O'Brien potatoes instead.
- 1.5 pounds ground chuck
- 2 cup chopped onion divided
- 15 oz can diced tomatoes with oregano basil & garlic
- 29 oz sliced carrots (2-14.5 oz cans) undrained
- 30 oz peas (2-15 oz cans) undrained
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Sauté your ground beef with one cup of your chopped onion and season to taste with salt and pepper
- Layer your ingredients in this order: potatoes, ground chuck, remaining cup of chopped onion, tomatoes, carrots with juices, peas with juices.
- Cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Reduce heat to low and cook for an additional 5-7 hours
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would you eat bread or crackers with this stew? sounds great
Hi Regina- I would use crackers, BUT I prefer crackers in all my soups and stews ;).
Susie Morgan says
I made this and we LOVED it. I, however, was not too crazy about the rather big chunks of potatoes from the Simply Potatoes. Would the recipe work OK with a bag of frozen hash browns?
Hi Susan- I wouldn’t see why not if your used the country style hashbrowns. Enjoy!
KItty Morse says
I’m with you on the spiders..I get physically ill looking at them.
Looks yummy and sounds good….the good ole boy is so sweet 🙂 I love when he talks about his mom’s cooking ……and I too hate spiders 🙂 wonder if any of your readers know the best way to get rid of them? I have heard they don’t like peppermint, and will stay away from it, but I won’t to know how to eliminate them period ?????
I am not sure, but I know he would like to know too!!
Donna Faye Phillips says
Hey there, and yes, I am up at 4 am ho ha! I’m currently putting this recipe in the crockpot as I type. I wanted to share with the crew my version of bending the recipe rules. I added lima beans instead of the peas. I hope this dish is a hit for this afternoon. Thank you guys so much for the recipes and have a blessed day.
I hoped you guys enjoyed it as much as we did!
Pat Cody says
I personally think canned peas are gross so I would prefer to use frozen. How much should I use? Not sure what quantity is a can of peas since I have NEVER purchased them. Similar question regarding carrots. If I use fresh carrots, how much? Recipe sounds delicious. Thanks.
Carroll Cleland says
Love your recipes but I am confused.
The recipe calls for 2 cups onions divided and also 1 cup onion later in recipe.
The directions only mentions 2 cups total.
Is it 2 cups or 3????
Thanks for your time.
Hi Carroll! That was a typo. It is 2 cups (divided). We fixed the recipe card. Enjoy! ~ C