Texas hash is one of the cheapest dinners my grandma taught me to make using her church cookbook. This easy weeknight dinner recipe uses cheap ingredients to create a spectacular meal.
Texas Hash – Cheap Dinner
This recipe came out of one of my grandma’s church cookbooks. These are cookbooks that I treasure with my whole heart. And even though this recipe does not come from my family, it comes from a sweet Christian lady, named Bobbie Dupuy, and to me that’s still exciting!
I am since then passed on the cookbook to another home. I wish so badly I would have snagged a picture to share with you. My grandma remembers Bobbie Dupuy, but wasn’t close to her. This recipe though, is cheap and a fabulous addition to our recipe keeper.
The only big changes I made was that I doubled the rice and liquid. I knew ½ cup rice was not enough. So I hope you will enjoy this recipe as much as my family did. It really is easy and delicious!
Cost Breakdown to make Texas hash:
- Ground turkey or beef – $2.50
- Rice, 1 pound – $1.00
- Canned tomatoes – $.50
- Canned Rotel, store brand – $.50
- Onion – $.50
Total cost: $5.00 to make Texas Hash. The cost for the seasonings is not included since I already had them on hand.
How To Make Italian Flavored Texas Hash Using Brown Rice:
- 1 pound ground beef, pork, or shredded chicken
- ½ onion, diced
- 2 zucchinis, diced
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 2 ½ cups chicken broth
- 1 ½ cups brown rice, uncooked
- 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
- 2 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. salt
Follow directions below, except you will extend the cooking time to 90 minutes.
If you liked this recipe, you might also like:
- Asian Spring Salad
- Instant Pot Fried Brown Rice
- Ranch Style Canned Black Beans
- Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins
- 1 pound ground turkey or beef
- 1 onion diced
- 1 small can of diced chilies mild
- 1 16oz can of diced tomatoes
- 1 can water use tomato can and fill with water
- 1 cup uncooked white rice
- 2 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. chili powder
- ½ tsp. black pepper
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9X13 baking dish.
- In a large skillet, cook onion and meat together under meat is cooked through.
- Drain off any fat, then in a mix bowl add all ingredients together.
- Pour into the baking dish, cover with aluminum foil, and bake for 1 hour.
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