If you are trying to stretch your grocery budget as far as possible, frugal cooking is an excellent option to consider. While extravagant recipes full of expensive ingredients can be tasty and fun to try, it is entirely possible to create meals that are both healthy and filling without having to spend more than a couple dollars. One such recipe is a recipe called “Poor Man’s Stew” – and it’s exactly what it sounds like.
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To make Poor Man’s Stew, all you need is affordable ingredients such as chicken breast, onions, carrots, and other vegetables. The thing about Poor Man’s Stew is the fact that it’s meant to be made using whatever ingredients you already have. For example, if you have potatoes in your pantry and some leftover beef, you can make Poor Man’s Stew using those ingredients.
The nice thing about Poor Man’s Stew is the fact that most any combination of meat and vegetables will make for a tasty and filling stew. This means that Poor Man’s Stew is a recipe that you can make using leftover ingredients from other dishes in order to stretch your grocery budget as far as possible.
Once you’ve chosen the ingredients for your Poor Man’s Stew, all you need to do is add the ingredients to a slow cooker along with a couple cups of water and whatever spices you choose to season your stew with, then let the stew cook on low heat for about six to seven hours.
The resulting dish will be a pot full of tasty and filling stew that is enough to feed multiple people — all made using ingredients that are affordable and ingredients that you already had in your kitchen.
To learn more about how to prepare Poor Man’s Stew, be sure to check out the video by Prepper Princess below: