Hamburger Stew Over Mashed – Is this a Budget Breakthrough or What?

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Hamburger stew over mashed is a delicious combination of ground beef, garlic, onion, mushrooms, mixed veggies, tomato paste, and seasoning fried to perfect and served over a bed of creamy mashed potatoes. The outcome is incredible. To make things ever better, the dish is budget friendly and easy, which makes it a fantastic family midweek meal. The entire meal comes in at about $2.50 per serving.

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Hamburger Stew Over Mashed – Is this a Budget Breakthrough or What?

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 320
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


In this day and age, who isn't looking for a delicious budget friendly meal. Hamburger stew over mashed is just that. Look no further dinner is here in 30 minutes on a budget. 



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  1. Add the oil to a pan over medium high heat. Put the ground beef in and fry until browned.

  2. Add in the onion, garlic, and mushrooms. Stir and saute until the garlic is fragrant. 

  3. Add in the mixed veggies, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt, and Italian seasoning. Mix until well combined.

  4. Add in the beef broth. Stir, bring to a boil, and stir and simmer for about 3 or 4 minutes. 

  5. Serve over mashed, garnish with parsley, and enjoy. 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.2g12%
Saturated Fat 2.7g14%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 803mg34%
Potassium 1330mg38%
Total Carbohydrate 40g14%
Dietary Fiber 7.2g29%
Sugars 8.3g
Protein 16.7g34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


I use lean ground beef, but you can use the cut of your choice.

As always, alter the ingredients according to your liking.

Other veggies can be used in place of mixed.

Keywords: Hamburger, budget meals, 30 minute dinner, poor mans dinners

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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