Poor Family Special

Poor Family Special Recipe

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Laura Drob


I was strapped for cash so instead of going to the store I used whatever ingredients I could find in my cabinets and fridge and this is what I came up with. BTW, it was delightful inspite of the stuff in it.

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aprox. 4
30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


beef or chicken hotdogs, sliced
1 c
tomato ketchup (or) tomatoe paste (or) sauce
1 Tbsp
any flavored mustard
1 can(s)
pork & beans
1 or more pinch
of salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Poor Family Special


  • 1Microwave or boil the hotdogs, when done, take them out and slice them up. Toss them into a sauce pan, add the tomato Ingredient of your choice.Add the mustard and mix in. Add the pork & beans, salt & Pepper. Place the pan on the stove heat on medium till it is heated through. Remove and place lid on pan and let the dinner rest for 5 minutes before serving. Goes great with a glass of milk and sliced bread and butter. Of course some folks may prefer to serve a side of vegtables.

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About Poor Family Special

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American