4 tablespoons of Wesson oil
1 pound of hamburger
4 potatoes
1 can of corn
2 cups of pinto beans
2 cups of stewed tomatoes
1 onion
2 or three tablespoons of salt
1 or two tablespoons of flour

Put oil in large stock pot. Add meat and cook until brown, add salt, stir in flour. Add two cups of water. If you like, use stew beef instead of hamburger. Add onions and potatoes and cook. Add corn, pinto beans, and tomatoes. Add additional seasoning if needed. Simmer until vegetables are tender. Serve with shredded cheese, sour cream and saltine crackers.

Recipe courtesy of Laura’s maternal grandmother, Nana.