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Busy-Day Dinner

"I have used this recipe for over 30 years because it is delicious and so easy to make. You can mix it up in an electric skillet or on your stovetop. Kids love the tomato flavor and the crunch of the celery."
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50 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat and simmer gently, covered, for 30 minutes. Add water if a thinner stew is desired.


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Simple, delicious, and very satisfying! I believe the key to making this recipe flavorful and delicious is to be sure to salt and pepper generously, to taste, while simmering. I omitted the toma...

I made this recipe 3 days ago and it was GREAT! There are hardly any seasonings added to it, and yet it is naturally delicious. I made 5 different casseroles last month and was disappointed by ...

I used can of diced tomatoes and since I didn't have tomato sauce I used some spaghetti sauce, so it didn't taste too "tomatoey" for us. I should have added more chili powder but I was afraid it...

This dish is a little too much tomato flavor for me. There is something missing. But it is fast and easy and the kids liked it.

Excellent flavor and texture. Love the veges and meat and balance of pasta. Sauce was perfection. Ty.

So easy, healthy and yummy. Does need more salt though.

A healthier "Helper" alternative. This recipe is good as is. You know what your family likes, so definitely experiment with seasoning as well! I normally add worchestershire sauce , a dash of on...

this is alot like goulash my mom made when i was little. today i needed a comforting mom meal. i wanted to spend some time in the kitchen so i browned the ground beef and let everything simmer o...

Quick, easy, healthy and very tasty!