1 lb lean ground beef, cooked, crumbled, drained
4 to 5 large red potatoes, scrubbed and sliced medium
3 medium to large carrots, chunked
1 onion, sliced
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 can (8-oz) tomato sauce or juice
1/3 cup water
Layer ingredients in cooker in this order; onion, carrots, potaotes, and beef.
Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring to blend together. Pour the tomato mixture over the beef and vegetables.
Place lid on cooker and cook on low 6 to 8 hours or on high 3 to 4 hours or until vegetables are tender and dish is hot and bubbly.