Access Special Backpacker.com Features, Register Now!

Recipe: Farmer’s Mash

For a hearty vegetable stew, make this easy Farmer's Mash recipe in less than 10 minutes.
BP0511 Skills Bailie FarmersMash 445x260Farmer's Mash (Photo by Justin Bailie)

Ingredients
1 package white chicken in a pouch
1 package Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix
½ of a 5.25-ounce box of scalloped potatoes
¹⁄³ cup instant potatoes  

AT HOME
Place the scalloped potatoes and vegetable mix in one zip-top bag and the instant potatoes in another.

IN CAMP 
In a pot, stir the scalloped potatoes and vegetable mix into 2½ cups water. Boil for one minute uncovered. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for two minutes. Add the chicken and the instant potatoes, stirring slowly and continuously to thicken the stew. Once the instant potatoes are dissolved, let simmer uncovered for one to two minutes. Serve hot. Tip: Crumble in crackers for crunch.

Spice Things Up
Heat fiends: Wake up your tastebuds with these three modifications.
>> Add two teaspoons (or more) of wasabi powder.
>> Stir in a cheese packet from a mac ’n cheese box and red pepper flakes.
>> Add pinches of horseradish to taste.

Leave a Reply

W3 Total Cache is currently running in Pro version Development mode.