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Caveman Stew


"So easy a caveman can do it! My father-in-law created this quick and easy meal. Basic ingredients of ground hamburger, potatoes, carrots, one onion, and a can of tomato soup. Cook in pressure cooker for 15 minutes, and it's a yummy, easy dinner. Kids love it! Serve with butter and a biscuit for a great meal."
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30 m servings 481 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 481 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.2g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 26.1 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 567 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Shape ground beef into 6 meatballs.
  2. Mix carrots, potatoes, and onion in the bottom of a pressure cooker. Arrange meatballs atop the vegetables. Pour tomato soup and water over the vegetables and meatballs.
  3. Seal the pressure cooker and heat over high heat until the pressure is raised. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes. Release the pressure from the pot according to the manufacturer's instructions.

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I liked it a lot except it seems like it needs some seasonings to give it maybe a little more flavor. I made my own meatballs cause I thought plain hamburger balls would lack flavor. I think it ...

We all really liked this. The only things I did different were to season the beef with some salt, pepper and garlic powder and to make 12 meatballs instead of six since 4 people were eating it.

quick easy and fast, I don't eat beef so I used ground chicken and cream of chicken soup,,,,my family just loved it

This was delicious. Easy and quick. Based on the other reviews, I did add a few seasonings to the meat. Would definitely make it again. Hubby loved it.

The only change I made was adding a pkg of dry onion soup mix with the hamburger meat. Made twice in one week. Hubby really loved it.

I forgot the onion, and added a little salt and pepper to the beef... Sooooo good! Will be making this again!

This was very easy and fast to make. I would have liked more seasoning. I did add an envelope of onion soup to the meatballs though, which made them tasty.

Can't believe how easy it was to make and so tasty not to mention fast!

I have made this three times now, its very easy and delicious. Use beef broth in place of the water and add a little burger season to the meat prior to making the meatballs. I also pour the so...