Recipe by CJA
"Very simple. I grew up in Iowa and I always thought these originated there. Serve on warm seeded buns."
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lean ground beef
1 (10.75 ounce) can
condensed chicken gumbo soup
Very Easy and very good. Great for a night when you're in a hurry!
I've used this BASE for my loosemeat sandwiches: If I'm in the mood for a sweeter, sloppy joe style - I'll add a little kechup, mustard, and brown sugar (all done by eyeballing it). If I'm in the mood for a little meatier version, I also add a cup of chicken stock & a TBLS of worch. sauce. Sometimes just buying a fancier bun will do the trick to this simple sandwich. Either way, the key is the can of chicken gumbo and very good - for a simple, can't find anything else in the pantry - meal. Goes great with potato salad.
Neither my husband nor I enjoyed these at all. I made them for 3 hardworking men for lunch and just because they ate them (very hungry) didn't mean they liked them. I wont make this again despite its ease. Maybe its because I'm not from Iowa.
I am originally from Iowa also and couldn't remember the condensed soup to use. I have eaten this since I was small and I love it!
this recipie was super easy, just make sure to season your ground beef real good before you add the soup.
I added onion to the ground beef and cooked it. Then I added the chicken gumbo soup and simmered for a few minutes. When I tasted it, though, I knew it needed the other ingredients in an old recipe I have had for years. My recipe included 1 1/2 T. each of mustard and ketchup. I serve it open face on toasted rolls or buns.
I, too, am from Iowa. For as long as I can remember, mom made what she called "Gumbo Burgers." I still make this recipe about once a month for my husband and two year old and they love it! I cook chopped onion with the ground beef and season it well. I also use one entire can of soup plus the chunks of another can. I also bake tater tots to go along side. The meat is also great on top of the tater tots!
These are so good! My father in law makes these and we love them. He adds just a little bit of ketchup and mustard to it while it cooks. Delicious!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Loosemeat Sandwiches II
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 88
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