1 lb ground beef browned with onion (until onion is translucent)
1 can pork-n-beans (can also uses any variety of Bush's beans)
1 TBSP brown sugar
2 TBSP ketchup
American cheese slices
After meat is browned add can of pork-n-beans. Then add the brown sugar and ketchup. Cook until thoroughly heated. Then toast two slices of any kind of bread you like. Place on plate side by side. Cover toast with the meat/bean mixture and then place a slice of cheese on each. Let melt on it's own or stick under broiler until bubbly. Serve with a veggie or salad and you have a hearty meal for very little cash.
1 lb ground beef browned
1 med. onion diced
4 lg. potatoes diced
4 lg. carrots diced
1/2 cabbage shredded
1 reg. size can of diced tomatoes
1 sm. box elbow macaroni (uncooked) if desired
4 cups water
4 beef bouillon cube
After browning ground beef, put all ingredients into a a 5qt or bigger crock pot. Stir to mix and cook on high for 5 hours or low for 8. Serve with crusty bread or a salad and you have a ready made meal when you walk in the door.
So today's focus was not on fancy but more on frugal and filling. If you have some frugal and filling recipes....please share. In this economy....I am sure we can all use a little help. Here's hoping that you had a relaxing Labor Day and now that we have Monday out of the way.....this short week will be great for us all. Happy Monday everyone!