Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins
I can't believe that out of almost 40,000 recipes, no-one has posted a recipe for this! These are Iowa's claim to fame, sort of like a cousin to the Sloppy Joe.
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 lb ground chuck
- 1⁄2 cup tomato juice
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 teaspoons seasoning salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon Kitchen Bouquet
- 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté garlic in oil until it begins to brown.
- Add onion and sauté until soft.
- Add meat, stirring constantly with a fork to crumble as finely as possible.
- When meat is brown, add all remaining ingredients and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally until the liquid cooks out (about 15-20 minutes).
- Spoon onto hamburger buns.
Great dish! Not to spicy for the younger set, but enough seasoning to appeal to everyone. Easy and quick to make, and a well stocked kitchen will usually have all the ingredients on hand. A great highschool football game night dish. My husband topped his with some grated cheddar cheese. Yumm! (If this posts twice, please excuse me. The posting gremlins are working overtime tonight. :)
I try to be very fair and honest in my reviews and I'm being quite frank when I tell you I didn't like this recipe at all. It had a strange sugary taste, and it ended up in the garbage, I followed the recipe exactly. I've searched the net for loosemeat sandwiches and maid-rites as they are also known,and I have seen this recipe many times and in my opinion I don't think this one's even close to the real recipe.I don't think the sugar and tomato juice belong in this recipe. Check out Claire de Luna #58430 it is nearer to the real thing. My intent is not to be mean and sarcastic but I just thought this recipe didn't cut it. I am looking forward to trying one or more of your other dishes which I know will be probably be most delicious!
Delicious and so easy! I made this yesterday and dh and I loved it. I didn't have any kitchen bouquet so I used liquid smoke instead. Also, I used 1/4 tsp. of cayenne and it was just spicey enough. I will be making this often for quick meals. Thanks for sharing!