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Pot pie is easy to make, cheap, filling and fairly easy to clean up. I made this a few weeks before going on a camping trip in Wekiva Springs. The camp sites required kayaking, so we wanted things to be as non perishable as posible as hauling ice up a river isn't entirely fun.

Step 1: Ingriedients

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You'll need

1 Can of Veg All
1 Can of Stewed Tomatoes
1 Can of Kidney Beans
A few potatoes (I like extra potatoes)
A tube of biscuits (or make your own biscuit dough)
Chili Powder
Some sort of meat (chicken, beef, pork, lamb, etc.)


Using a dutch oven is nice - but any pot that can go in the oven is just fine. If you're cooking over a fire, you'll probably want to use a dutch oven (if you like camping, it's a solid investment).
 
Gregbot3 years ago
SOOOOOOOOO Thank You!!!!!
Nellie likes making pork pies...
WoundedEgo6 years ago
I wish they had a place to give a thumbs up to a comment on this site because I wanted to give a thumbs up to ac1D for saying that he thought there was going to be pot in it! LOL! HEE HEE HEE! I haven't tried this, but it sure looks good.
Crash21087 years ago
This is a cobbler.
..or a Pot Pie... depends on where you are from. If it was a savory cobbler it would need more of a crumble topping.
You're both wrong. Pies have a crust, and cobblers have a non-rising topping of grains, usually made with wheat flour or milled oats. This is a clearly a Dumpling Stew.
"2. Meat or fruit dishes topped with scone rounds." -Answers.com
In the Alleghany Mountains of central Pennsylvania, "Pot Pie" is rolled dough made from flour and broth (usually ham), cut into squares, and boiled with the meat in the broth, usually with potatoes.

wiki/Dumpling Cuisine of the United States
That's the British name for dumplings, and definitely not a true cobbler, any more than British "biscuits" taste good covered in bacon and sawmill gravy.
Oscelot6 years ago
This is quite tasty. I couldn't bring myself to do it plainly the first time though.. I added cinnamon, basil, fresh ground coriander, celery seed, salt, pepper.. It needs perfecting, but it was pretty good. Also, because I don't have anything that I could cook the filling in that could go into the oven, I cooked most of the filling (barely managed to fit everything but about half of the tomatoes in) in my little saucepan, and then mixed it all together and stuffed it into a 9 inch round pan.. it worked out fairly well. I have to say, I've enjoyed your collegiate meals series immensely.. thanks for another great recipe! This one is sure to become part of our collection.
Plasmana7 years ago
Mmm, pot pies, my dad sometimes make those pies, they are very good! 1+ vote!
AidanG7 years ago
Given that ashes consist primarily of salts, and were used by the pioneers as salt, unless you drop gobs and gobs of ash on the buscuits, you'll be fine. And if you do drop gobs, dust them off and you'll still be fine. Worst thing that could happen - salty. You know there's no bacteria left! Otherwise, great instructable!
westfw7 years ago
I've been known to mix ingredients in a steel bowl, cover them with a pre-made pie crust, and throw the whole bowl into th oven to cook. A remarkably similar technique, given that my ingredients are so different: one-pot cooking! I haven't made that in a long time; perhaps it's time...
ac1D7 years ago
i tought there was going to be pot in it. lol.
Babyshoes7 years ago
Looks tasty and easy. Good job!