Depression Stew

Depression Stew Recipe

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Sharon Flury


My grandma made this stew with what she had during the depression, My husband requests this about twice a monnth.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
40 Min


  • 1 pkg
    beef hotdogs
  • 1 32 oz box
    chicken broth
  • 8-10 medium
    potatoes peeled and halved
  • 3- 15 1/2 oz
    cans italian stewed tomatoes (reduced sodium)
  • 1 can(s)
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    each salt,pepper, garlic, smoked paprika

How to Make Depression Stew


  1. put chicken broth,potatoes, stewed tomatoes, water and spices in large saucepan bring to boil, boil for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are almost done
  2. slice hotdogs into 1/2 inch pieces and add to pot along with 1can drained corn
  3. heat thru. crusty french bread and a green salad complete this dinner :)

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About Depression Stew

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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