"Homemade Hamburger Helper"
2-3 cups cooked, or 1 cup raw plus 1 cup water
1 can condensed soup plus 1 cup milk, water or plain yogurt
Cream of potato
Cream of chicken
Cream of Mushroom
1 cup cheese with 2 cups milk
1 pound or 1 1/2 cups cooked
Chopped beef, pork, chicken or ham
Tuna or salmon
1 1/2 -2 cups canned, cooked, raw or frozen
Salt & Pepper
Choose one food from each of the four groups, stir together in a skillet.
Season to taste.
Bring to a slow boil, reduce heat to lowest setting, cover pan and simmer for 30 minutes until pasta or rice is tender.
*My family favorite is the ring sausage, potatoes and green beans
*Super easy, super cheap, super fast, relatively healthy, and I usually have the items on hand
*99% of the time I use whole grain pasta or whole grain rice
From: Purdue Extension Family Nutrition Program