Cowgirl Stew


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

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
12 servings


  • 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

  • ¼ cup chopped celery

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • ¼ 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

323 Calories
12g Fat
36g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 323
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 295mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 36mg 182%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 802mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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