½ lb ground beef
¼ cup onion, chopped
1 cup mixed vegetables (canned or frozen)
1 can diced tomatoes, drained (14.5 oz)
1 jar beef gravy (12 oz)
dash of pepper
1 cup water
2 Tbsp butter or margarine
1 tsp garlic salt
½ cup milk
1 ½ cups instant potato flakes
1 Tbsp parsley, chopped (fresh or dried)
Brown ground beef and onion in a large skillet over
medium-high heat. When cooked thoroughly, add mixed
vegetables, tomatoes, beef gravy, and pepper. Mix
well. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and
simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Bring water, butter
and garlic salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove
from heat and add in potato flakes, milk and parsley.
Serve hamburger stew
over the potatoes.