Friday, May 29, 2009

Hamburger Skillet Meal-recipe

I wanted to share what I am making for supper tonight, as it is good and pretty easy, and also relatively healthy. I call it Hamburger Skillet Meal.

For my family on nine (eight who actually will eat it) I will use:
2 pounds of ground beef
one potato per person
a few carrots
a few celery stalks
1 can of canned tomatoes
1 to 2 cans of tomato sauce
2 cans of canned green beans

I start by peeling the potatoes (I despise peeling potatoes, so I will often ask my older boys to do it).
Then I will cut up the carrots and celery, and slice the potatoes, and put them all together in a bowl.
Sit the bowl to the side and cook the ground beef until brown; drain well.
Pour veggies from your bowl into your skillet with the beef.
Then add your tomatoes, tomato sauce, and canned green beans.
Stir it up well in your skillet.
Put the lid on it, and cook on medium-high heat until the veggies are tender. It usually takes about twenty minutes appx, depending on how thin the potatoes are sliced and so forth.

This makes for a yummy meal, and I love it because it is versatile. You can add or take away anything that I mentioned. I sometimes put more or less of something in depending on mood (or budget!). I sometimes will add some garlic powder too. Do what you want, and it will likely be good.
Now admittedly, this is not a favorite amongst all my kids, but they all like it well enough to make it worth it! And it is a favorite of my husbands, and that definitely makes it worth it.
I'll get pictures on here when I get them put into my computer1


  1. This looks good and so much more healthier than a boxed hamburger meal kit. Plus I can easily bring it down in size! I always like to find out what other people are cooking for dinner - it gives me ideas so I am not making the same menu all the time! (ps -I got your new blog to post)

  2. Yes, that is why I like to post my recipes, because I feel the same way. I am always looking for something new (especially if it is easy and cheap), to make so we don't get tired of same old! I'll be putting the pics on here today of the meal and process. I'm glad you got to the new blog!