Total Time
5hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 hrs

I am happy to say that I have finally made Hobo Stew with some taste!! I did not have to add soup for flavor!! This recipe is for a 6 Qt Crock Pot. Enjoy! (I'm not much on green beans so I drain them!!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add all of your vegtables, beans, tomato sauce, broth and your worcestershire sauce.
  2. Stir everything.
  3. Add all of your seasoning stir.
  4. Place your meat on top put your lid on and cook it on high for 5 hours, or low for 9 hours (these are guesses! Cook till done is what I do).


Most Helpful

There's a bogo sale on roasts this week so I'm going to try this one without the hamburger as "The FamilyCook" did. It sounds so easy and good.

ohgal March 05, 2009

I found this to be quite tasty, and extremely easy to make. My picky two-year-old ate her bowl and then some. I did make a few adjustments though. First, I found the double meat too much, and next time I will omit the hamburger. The roast, however, was FABULOUS! I've used stew meat and hamburger in soups, but never roast. This exceeded all expectations. Also, I didn't have rosemary on hand and omitted that. Finally, I substituted three stalks of celery for the celery salt. This recipe will be a keeper in our home.

TheFamilyCook March 04, 2009

Made this for PAC 2006. It's been so yucky and rainy outside that I felt like making a crockpot meal. This was really easy to whip together before going to work, and it made the house smell so yummy while it was cooking! I don't really have time to grocery shop during the week (only on weekends), so pantry limitations forced some substitutions. I didn't have a roast, but I had 1 lb of ground turkey and 1 lb of ground beef in the freezer (it was very good with just the ground meats, but I'd like to try it again some time when a roast is available). I didn't have canned pinto beans, but I had roman beans (slightly tougher skins, but very similar). No canned green beans, but I had frozen ones. Mom and Gram have a tough time digesting too much corn, so I only used one can. I had some leftover boiled baby yukon gold potatoes, so I cut them and added them in place of the raw potato. My can of chicken broth was only 10 oz.,so I supplemented it with some reconstituted beef stock paste. Oh, and Dad, who is notoriously picky about meats (ESPECIALLY frozen ground meats), was watching me make it, so I had to brown the meat with a few splashes of Maggi seasoning and some garlic-and-herb Mrs. Dash before adding it to the pot (I just drained it and stirred it in once cooked). Other than that, I stuck to the recipe. I know, it's a lot of substitutions, but I still think that spirit of the as-written recipe was retained. This is now in my family's "icky-weather comfort food" file. Thanks for posting!

Muffin Goddess May 17, 2006

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