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Army Goulash (Gooey)

During World War II, this dish would have been made with one of three kinds of canned beef: one lightly seasoned from the US or Argentina called "Canned Horse"; the British version known as "Bully Beef" or the unpleasant tasting French version from Madagascar called "Monkey Meat."


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans pork and beans
  • 6 1/2 ounces tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chili powder

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  1. Brown ground beef with onions.
  2. Mix in pork and beans, chili powder to taste, salt and pepper to taste and tomato sauce. Simmer for about 30 minutes.

6 servings