Poverty Ave in a dish By freda

Poverty Ave In A Dish By Freda Recipe

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When Growing up, my family used to eat this meal often, a little goes a long ways. This is a great dollar sretching meal, in tough times, .. Also delicious as Leftovers the Next day.

We have also made this with NO MEAT at all when times were tough.

This dish has a Blank Canvas; As, We have added fresh Herbs, & many different seasonings, All Your Choice, and Your Budget,
whole Kernel Corn, Peas, any cheese, bell peppers, red chili peppers, chili pdr, & the list goes on.
Just what ever your Palette may desire, or or Your Budget, or we may have had on hand, was added and we enjoyed it.
Photo coming soon.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 (easily doubles)
10 Min
20 Min


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1 C
cooked and drained macaroni, or any pasta noodle desired
1 Lg
chopped onion
minced garlic cloves or jar equivilent
1 Tbs
oil (olive i used)
1 LB
ground beef (hamburgr meat) browned and drained
2 cans
(16oz) stewed tomatoes chopped up
1 Can
(16oz) filled with water
salt and pepper, parmesan cheese (optional)

How to Make Poverty Ave in a dish By freda


  • 1Cook Noodles drain and set aside. according to Pkg directions.
  • 2Saute Onions and garlic in oil.
  • 3Brown ground beef and Drain.
  • 4Add ground beef, tomatoes, water, Macaroni, salt pepper, to the garlic ad Onion Mixture. Toss well.
  • 5Cook over med Heat 15-20 min. til well seasoned and flavors asorbed.
  • 6Top with Parmesan Cheese,
    Serve with Garlic bread and a salad.

    Thrifty and very good Meal. I still enjoy to this day. . . . this recipe is over 50+ yrs old.
    Better than any hamburger helper meal.

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Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Pasta Sides

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