Hobo's Delight

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by LexingtonMom

I don't know who came up with the colorful name for this recipe (from an old church cookbook), but it's sort of like sloppy joes with more substance and not in a sandwich. Served on Fritos and topped with shredded lettuce, cheese, and ranch dressing. It's not fancy, but it is a tasty and easy to prepare home-cookin' dish.

Top Review by Zewbiedoo

Made this tonight for eating in front of the football game on TV. I did not have any Accent, and so I just added a little more salt and some chili powder and extra cumin to give it more flavor. I was a bit dubious about the ranch dressing, but that absolutely makes this dish -- don't leave it off! I did use extra ground beef since we were expecting guests. VERY easy to make, didn't take long, and delicous. I will definitely make this again. Thanks for a great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook and drain beef.
  2. Add all other ingredients except toppings (last 4 ingredients).
  3. Simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. To serve, place a handful of Fritos on plate, ladle meat sauce over Fritos, and top with lettuce, cheese, and Ranch.

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