Meal in a Skillet

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Marlene.

This is a recipe from my grandma. It's very homey , comfort food. Nothing fancy , but sure brings back some memories!

Top Review by Miss Diggy

This is good old comfort food at its best! I love it, and gobbled this down VERY quickly! LOL Some of the patties had a hard time sticking together, even with the flour on the outside of them. They were falling apart as I was flipping them, BUT it still was tasty!!! I will be making these again, with maybe a little pepper in it. I love that this is so low sodium, and will pass this onto my friend who has a low sodium diet! Thanks so much Marlene, and sorry it took me so long to get it done.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 slice bread, crumbled
  • 12 cup milk
  • 14 cup onion, diced
  • 1 lb hamburger
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 (15 ounce) can green beans, drained (reserve liquid)
  • 1 cup water (this is actually the reserved bean liquid plus enough water to make 1 cup)
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and diced


  1. Mix bread , milk , onion and burger.
  2. Form patties. Dip in flour.
  3. In skillet , melt the shortening and fry your burger patties until browned.
  4. Add water/bean liquid , bring to a boil.
  5. Add potatoes.
  6. Cover and cook 15-20 minutes.
  7. Add beans.
  8. Continue cooking until the beans are heated and potatoes are tender.

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