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Beef Stew

  • 1-1½ cups beef TVP dices
  • ½ cup dehydrated onion
  • 1½ -2 cups dehydrated stew blend
  • ½ cup barley
  • 10 cups water (approximately)
  • ½ cup rice Salt, pepper and seasonings to taste
  • 3-4 Tbsp flour + 1 cup water

Combine ingredients in 2-quart kettle or saucepan. Simmer 35-40 minutes, making sure rice and barley are cooked. Make a paste out of flour and water, mixing until smooth. Put into the stew, stir until juice thickens Serve with rolls, muffins, biscuits, or bread.

Variation: Add 1 cup cooked whole or cracked wheat or try chicken TVP or Ham TVP. About 8 servings.

Scalloped Potatoes

  • 2 cups dehydrated potato slices or diced
  • 1 Tbsp dehydrated onion
  • 2-3 cups water
  • ¼ lb. grated cheese (or dry cheese)
  • 2 Tbsp margarine Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp dry milk + ½ cup water
  • ½ cup bacon bits (optional)

Rinse and reconstitute potatoes and onions separately. Sauté onion in margarine until soft, but not browned. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add milk, cook until smooth and thick, stirring continually. Add cheese, stir until melted. Remove from stove. Mix potatoes, bacon bits, and cheese sauce. Bake in a casserole dish 20-25 minutes at 325°.

Apple Crisp

3 cups Dehydrated Apple Slices


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¾ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup soft butter or margarine

Bring apple slices to a boil in water. Remove from heat. Mix sugar, cinnamon, and salt and stir into apple slices. Spread mixture in 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan. Sift remaining sugar, flour, and salt. Cut into butter until mixture is as fine as cornmeal. Spread as topping over apple slices. Bake at 400° for about 30 minutes. Serve warm or cold with milk or cream if desired.

Variation: Half the flour may be substituted with non-fat dry milk. Also, try using applesauce as part of the filling for a tarter flavor.

Pinto Bean Fudge

  • 2/3 cups canned milk
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups diced marshmallows
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup cooked, strained beans (not runny)
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Combine sugar and milk in heavy kettle. Boil 8 minutes, stirring constantly. Add remaining ingredients and stir until marshmallows dissolve (miniature marshmallows work fair), Pour in buttered pan. Cool and cut in squares. This is a good protein.

 Apple Puff Pancakes

  • 1 1/2 c dried apple slices, rehydrated
  • 2 T Butter
  • 2 T brown sugar
  • 4 T Whole Powdered Eggs, prepared
  • 3/4 c white flour
  • 3/4 powdered milk, prepared
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 3 T White Sugar
  • 1/4 t cinnamon
  • 1/2 t iodized salt


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In a saute pan, saute apple slices with butter, sugar, and cinnamon until tender.  In a blender or food processor, whip eggs, flour, milk, and salt on high for 1 minute.  Transfer hot apples to a greased 8x8 baking dish.  Pour batter over apples.  Bake for 15-20 minutes. Top with powdered sugar and maple syrup, if desired.

Prep Time:  30 minutes
Yeild: 4 servings