Simplify Cooking: Quick and Easy Recipes for Busy Days


Nov 28, 2022


Are you looking for a meal that will feed your whole family and more? If so, then you came to the right place. A Texas cowboy stew is relatively easy to make and requires very simple ingredients. It won’t set you over the edge on your food budget, yet it has everything, from meat to veggies. This hearty meal is made from simple meat, sausage, and veggies, covered in a mouth-watering tomato sauce.

This stew combines so many different food groups that it will satisfy almost any craving you had. The recipe calls for some spices; you can add more to taste. As you master this stew, you can change the recipe to your liking and create your own variations.


2 lb ground beef
2 packages of kielbasa sausage sliced into ½ inch pieces
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 (14.5oz) cans peeled and diced tomatoes, drained
4 medium baking potatoes, peeled and diced
2 (15oz) cans pinto beans, with liquid
1 (15.2oz) can whole kernel corn, Drained
2 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes with green chile pepper, with liquid
1 (10oz) package frozen mixed vegetables
4 cups of water
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp chili powder
Salt and pepper to taste


In a dutch oven over medium heat, sauteé onion. Add ground beef and cook until there’s no pink left
Add sliced sausage
Pour in tomatoes, pinto beans, corn, potatoes, diced tomatoes with chiles and veggies
Mix everything until well combined, add spices
Add water, bring to a boil, and simmer for one hour

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