College Favorite in a Crock Pot

READY IN: 7hrs 3mins
Recipe by Michelle AuburnTiger

My mom gave me her old crock pot before I moved 900 miles away to college. I told her I didn't know how to make anything in it, and she told me to just 'throw' these 4 ingredients inside and turn it on. Simple enough!! I always invite my girlfriends over and we all love it!! It's the closest thing to a real home-cooked meal we have while we are away.

Top Review by Kristen Holden

I saw this recipe on the web-site last Saturday and thought it would be a good meal to keep handy for when I knew I would not be around all day to cook. Earlier this week I knew I'd be running around all day after work, with my son's baseball practice and such, so I stopped home during lunch and threw the ingredients together and let it cook. We didnt get to sit down until about 7:30 to eat, but my family loved it. My husband and son thought it was delicious as did I. I liked the fact that you could just let it cook all day and not really have to worry about it until you were ready to eat. My son had seconds and the leftovers were gone by dinner time the next day. Great for a family on the go like mine. Thanks for the great recipe, I will definitely be using it again!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs lean stewing beef (the less fat the better)
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) cancampbell's condensed cream of mushroom & garlic soup
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix


  1. Throw meat into the crock pot.
  2. Dump the two soups on top (don't have to stir or mix, just let it stay where it lands).
  3. Empty package of onion soup mix on top of everything.
  4. Put lid on.
  5. Turn pot on medium-low heat.
  6. Go to class and library (approx. 7 hours), when you come home your dorm/apartment will smell like mom has been cooking there all day.
  7. Remove lid and stir.
  8. Eat whenever you're ready.
  9. Invite your friends over or you will have A LOT of leftovers (which freeze well).
  10. It makes lots of gravy which is great over rice or mashed potatoes!

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