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- 3 lbs (1.4 kg). ground beef
- 1 large onion, peeled and diced
- 1 tbsp (15 ml) fat
- 3 (10 oz (280 grm).) cans concentrated vegetable soup
- Make little balls of ground beef, adding seasoning.
- Fry with onions in a frying pan or in the bottom of a kettle until the onion is light brown and balls are well-browned all over.
- Pour off the excess fat.
- Add vegetable soup and enough water or soup stock to prevent sticking.
- Cover and cook slowly until the meat balls are cooked all through.
- Serve hot.
- This recipe comes from "Cooking Out-of-Doors", a publication of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) in 1960.
Every troop had some version of this stew. As a girl, my troop just browned the ground beef without making balls and always used vegetarian vegetarian soup because of the alphabet noodles in it.
Twenty years later, when I had my own troop of girls, they still enjoyed spelling out their names as they ate the stew. This is still a family tradition for the first night of a camping trip.
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