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Thrifty Meat Bean Stew

  Dry lima beans 12 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups)
  Cold water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Luncheon meat 12 Ounce, cubed (1 Can)
  Beef bouillon cube 1
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Reconstituted nonfat dry milk/Fluid milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Kitchen bouquet 1 Teaspoon

Rinse beans; place in large saucepan and add water.
Bring to boiling; cover and simmer 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and let stand 1 hour.
Do not drain.
Add tomatoes, onion, and salt; cover and simmer for 1 1/4 hours.
Add luncheon meat, bouillon cube, and pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Combine milk and flour; add to stew mixture.
Cook, stirring constantly, till thickened and bubbly; stir in Kitchen Bouquet.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1175 Calories from Fat 242

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.9%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g47.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 124.3 mg41.4%

Sodium 2840.9 mg118.4%

Total Carbohydrates 126 g42.2%

Dietary Fiber 21.8 g87.3%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 104 g208.8%

Vitamin A 81.4% Vitamin C 102.8%

Calcium 50.9% Iron 67.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Thrifty Meat Bean Stew Recipe