Total Time
8hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 hrs

Fast and easy! Smells so good cooking, you almost can't wait for it to finish! Kids love it. High altitude tested.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef with salt and pepper.
  2. Drain grease.
  3. While beef is browning, cut whole potatoes, carrots and celery into 1/4" thick slices.
  4. Layer in crock pot in this order: potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, peas and beef.
  5. Add salt and pepper between layers as desired.
  6. Mix tomato soup with water and pour over all.
  7. Cook on Low setting for 8 hours.
  8. TIP: Prepare the ingredients the night before and throw them in the crock pot before you leave for work in the morning.
  9. To keep sliced potatoes from browning in the refrigerator overnight, dip them in a solution of 1 cup water with 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar.
Most Helpful

The size of the pieces makes a difference. 1/4" is small enough that it shouldn't take as long to cook as the cubes that are almost an inch .

Rainbow - Chef 536866 May 11, 2010

This is a great "fast" meal. It smelled so good when we came home from work. No problem with the vegetables. Thanks

Margie Brock March 02, 2003