Stew meat, diced small (or ground meat)
1 onion, diced
3-4 T. butter or cooking oil
1 can diced tomatoes (with green chilies if you like them)
1 package frozen soup vegetables
extra potatoes and a can of mixed vegetables to make it go farther (opt) If adding the canned veggies, wait until almost ready to serve to add.
1 quart water
Brown meat with onion with a little butter or oil in a dutch oven or very large skillet or saucepan. Add water, stir, add other ingredients, simmer together until vegetables are done and meat is tender. At least an hour on low-medium heat. Watch that it doesn’t boil dry and burn. Add more water if necessary. Serve over rice (opt) and/or with French bread, biscuits, cornbread or crackers.
1 lb. ground chuck or stew meat, diced small
1 small onion, 1/4 and slice
1 can cream of mushroom soup + 2 cans of water
1 15 oz. can sweet peas and carrots
4-6 small potatoes peeled, boiled and then sliced 1/4 inch thick
Brown meat and onions well, stir in remaining ingredients and simmer for about 10 minutes. Serve over rice (opt) and/or with croutons, French bread, biscuits, cornbread or crackers.