Hamburger & Potato Soup

1 1/2 lb. hamburger
1 lg. clove of garlic
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. thyme
6 med. potatoes
2 lg. onions
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 c. water
Cook beef and garlic in skillet until lightly browned. Stir in pepper and thyme. Peel and slice potatoes and
onions. Put 1/2 potatoes and onions into buttered crock pot. Add browned beef and top with remaining
potatoes and onions. Mix mushroom soup with water and spread over top of contents. Cover. Cook on
low for 8 to 10 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours.