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Hobo Meal- Pot Roast on the Run

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Hobo Meal - Pot roast on the run consist of beef, turnips, potatoes, beets, carrots.  Dinner in a bowl. It takes about 2 hrs 30 minutes to prepare and cook. Serve hot.

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  • One large stewing pot
  • 1 - 10 inch skillet
  • 5 serving



  • 1 ¾ pound beef round steak- cut in 1 inch cubes.
  • 1/3 cubed turnips.
  • 1 cup cubed carrots
  • 1 cup of baby onions
  • ½ cup of cubed rutabaga 
  • 4 cups of quarter potatoes
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 ¼teaspoon of salt
  • 1tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • option: Thicken with a paste of milk and flour: 2/3 cup milk and 1/3 cup flour.

Mix flour with salt and pepper. Roll all the meat cubes into the flour mixture and place in a skillet with one tablespoon of vegetable oil. Browning all the meat. Picture #1

Place the browned meat in the stewing pot filling it with enough water to cover the top of the meat. Simmer for about 2 hours or until the meat is tender. Picture #2

Add the carrots, onions, rutabagas, turnips and potatoes. simmer for another 30 minutes. Optional: Slowly added the milk and flour paste to the stew until the right desired thickness is obtained simmering for another 10 minutes Serve and enjoy!

Makes approximately 5 servings. Picture #3





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Add all vegetables to cooking meat. #3

Simmering the meat for 2 hrs. #2


#1 Browing the meat