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Pork Casserole

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There is a can food exchange here at my apartments. I had never seen potatoes or a can of PORK like this before. So, out of morbid curiosity I decided to cook up this dish.
 
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Step 1: Ingredients: Cans

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Can of PORK.

2 cans of potatoes.

Can of Cream of Mushroom.

Can of Green Beans.

Step 2: The PORK

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The first thing I had to do was open that can.....and it was gross! I quickly poured the can into a strainer and rinsed the meat off.

Step 3: Layer

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I first added green beans, then my pork, and salt & pepper.

Step 4: Soup Can

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I then poured in my can of soup. My mistake here was using the whole can.

Step 5: Potatoes

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I mashed up my potatoes, after adding a spot of butter and salt, and covered the top.

Step 6: Cook

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I cooked at 350 for about 25 minutes.

Step 7: Serve

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It smelled great, it tasted OK, but it is not a very pretty dish.
nnygamer11 months ago
I grew up with canned pork, it was a government surplus for those who needed it. Being from a family of 9 kids the food budget was tight in the 60's-70's so we got stuff like that. Like all canned meat it has a distinct flavor that does not appeal to many. Rinsing and masking it with other strong flavors is the way to go. It does make a good bbq meat base and goes a long way.
onrust (author)  nnygamer11 months ago
This would make fantastic bbq sandwiches.
mdaniel511 months ago
Cool I've been wondering how I would use this canned pork, thanks for the Instructable.
onrust (author)  mdaniel511 months ago
It maybe better used as bbq sandwiches.
iceng11 months ago
I'm hungry this is nice.
onrust (author)  iceng11 months ago
Not so much. I was curious and very bored.
iceng onrust11 months ago
Yea, I still look forward to spaghetti.
onrust (author)  iceng11 months ago
That dish almost ended me......almost!
caitlinsdad11 months ago
I would have went 350 for about 2 or 3 hours. It reminds me of the old Army C-Rats field meals. Woe behold the lucky person who drew the canned pork. It does look like something good to eat if you were living in a fallout shelter though.
onrust (author)  caitlinsdad11 months ago
Yes, this is my bravest instructatable yet.
caitlinsdad onrust11 months ago
I guess it would not be breaking one of the commandments if you cannot recognize it as pork.
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