Crockpot Cowboy Casserole




1½ pounds ground beef, browned and drained

6 medium potatoes, cut into 1½ inch cubes

salt and pepper

1 medium onion, chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained

¼ cup water

Salt and pepper to taste

4 oz shredded cheddar cheese


  1. While the ground beef is browning, place potatoes in bottom of slow cooker.
  2. Salt and pepper generously.
  3. Add onions and minced garlic.
  4. Layer ground beef on onions and garlic, and top with kidney beans, diced tomatoes, and water.
  5. Cover and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours.
  6. When there is about 15 minutes of cook time left, sprinkle cheese on top of dish and cover again until cheese is melted.