Salt River Skillet Meal
2 tablespoons shortening
6 ounces vermicelli, broken
1 pound ground beef
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 small onions, thinly sliced
1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
4 stalks celery, thinly sliced
1 cup whole kernel corn
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 can tomatoes
3/4 cup water
1 (8 ounce) package American cheese slices
Melt shortening in skillet. Sauté dry vermicelli noodles until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Add beef and cook, stirring, until meat loses its red color.
Stir in next 8 ingredients.
Add tomatoes and water. stir gently.
Cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
Place cheese slices on top of mixture.
Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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