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                        All-Purpose Ground Meat Mix
 
 Recipe By     : _Make-A-Mix_ by Eliason, Harward & Westover
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Homemade Convenience Mixes       Meat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5      pounds        ground beef -- or turkey or chicken
    1      tablespoon    salt
    2      cups          chopped celery
    2      cups          chopped onion
    1      cup           diced green pepper
 
 In a large pot or Dutch oven, brown the ground meat, stirring to break up a
 ny large pieces.  Drain off excess grease.  Stir in salt, celery, onion and
  bell pepper.  Cover; simmer until vegetables are crisp/tender, about 10 mi
 nutes.  Remove from heat; set aside to cool.
 
 Ladle meat mixture into six 2-cup freezer containers with tight-fitting lid
 s; leave 1/2 of space at the top of each.  Draw a knife several times thro
 ugh the mixture in each container to prevent air pockets.  Secure lids on t
 he containers; label with date and contents.  Store in the freezer.  Use wi
 thin 3 months.
 
 Makes 6 packages, or about 12 cups, of All-Purpose Ground Meat Mix.
 
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