Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A tasty hamburger stew to which a white sauce is added. From The More-with-Less Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large pot, brown ground beef.
  2. Drain fat.
  3. Add tomato juice, onions, potatoes, carrots and salt.
  4. Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender (about 20 minutes).
  5. In a saucepan, melt butter.
  6. Stir in flour.
  7. Add milk slowly, stirring with a whisk.
  8. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.
  9. Stir white sauce into first mixture.
  10. Serve.


Most Helpful

I made this ahead and froze it and it reheated well, except that the potatoes were kind of mushy(but I was warned that might happen). Nice thick stew.

*Z* April 19, 2004

This was easy to make and tasted very good. I generally have ground beef cooked up and in the freezer, so this helped speed this dish up. I also used my homemade tomato juice. Served this with some cornbread for a nice fall meal. Made Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup (July '10-Dec '10)

Charlotte J October 10, 2010

This was fantastic!!!! Just what I was looking for. Not much in the pantry but this did not call for much. I did however add 1 clove of garlic diced and a little garlic salt and a DASH of chili powder! I cut the milk down to 1 and 3/4 cups. everything eles exactly as stated. I made homemade bread and it was great !!!! It was better than great!!! Thanks a bunch. def a keeper!!!!!!

scartier78 September 02, 2009

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