Dinner for 5, leftovers enough for tomorrow’s lunch, and a little wisdom from gramma…

First, the recipe…at a total cost of $9.92, or $1.10/serving.

Making Stew

Making Stew

  • 2 lbs stew meat, on sale at Albertson’s for $2.99/lb
  • 1 rutabega – $.50
  • 1 turnip – $.50
  • 6 carrots – $.75
  • 5 potatoes – $1.00
  • beef broth – $.70
  • half an onion – $.24
  • 2 stalks celery – $.25
  • salt & pepper to taste

Brown meat, cook in beef broth for two hours on low heat.  Chop vegetables, dice or cube.  Add the rest of the ingredients except potatoes, and cook 30 minutes in large stock pot.  Add potatoes and cook until tender.  Serve.

leftovers

leftovers

 

Leftovers were easy.  And here is where the wisdom from gramma comes into play…if you are planning to have leftovers, set them aside first, then serve the meal.  never would have thought about that myself…

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