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Apr 1, 2012 10:47 AM

What to do with canned meat,

I managed to "inherit" a can of Kirkland Brand canned chicken, and one of canned beef. I figure that I can treat the chicken like tuna and make chicken salad, which is what I am planning to do for lunch today. However, this can of beef is stumping me..can anyone help?

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  1. Hmmmm. I'm thinking you probably could cook that beef with some bbq sauce and shred it, make a good slaw, and have sandwiches. Or make a stroganoff. Soup or chili would work fine with it also. Heck, you could go South of the border and make taco filling with it.

    1. How about mixing with cubed, boiled potatoes and sauteing a mash?

      1. Shred the meat and make enchiladas! It's super quick and easy.

        1. Depends on how big your can is. I used to can meat all the time (great for when the power went out - we lived in the country). Warm it up and shred it for sandwiches, make a stew, vegetable beef soup along with the previous suggestions from other CH's all work.

          As for the chicken, you can also make chicken a la king, chicken pot pie, chicken salad as you mentioned, chicken and noodles, etc. Let your imagination be your guide. Just because it is canned, don't let that stop you.