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Loosemeat Sandwiches III

Loosemeat Sandwiches III

"These are my wife's version of the famous loose meat sandwiches. They are pretty tasty and very easy to make."
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40 m servings 356 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 356 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 26.6 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 995 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until brown. Drain. Return to pan with salt, pepper, and water to cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, until water is gone, 15 to 30 minutes.
  2. Serve meat on buns topped with chopped onion, dill pickle slices and mustard.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 180 Ratings

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i'll tell ya how to get 5 stars out of it. use chicken broth instead of water. after cooking the beef place worchestershire sauce and paprika in it too. also let it simmer for about 10 min to r...

Most helpful critical review

Salt the pan before adding the beef to begin browning. While browning, constantly break up the meat with the back of a spoon to make the pieces as small as possible. You may not need 1 1/2 cup...

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i'll tell ya how to get 5 stars out of it. use chicken broth instead of water. after cooking the beef place worchestershire sauce and paprika in it too. also let it simmer for about 10 min to r...

After having made this recipe a few times, my mother suggested using liptons onion soup with the water. She said she worked at maid rite years ago and that is what they use. TRUST ME IT IS FABUL...

Almost need another star for this one! I grew up in Iowa and my favorite place to stop after school for a snack was the local Maid-Rite. These sandwiches are just as I remember those lovely Maid...

Recipe as written would have gotten 4 stars, when you make one simple change, you can't give it anything less than 5 stars. Try this before you say, ewwwwww. Instead of water, use Coca-Cola, n...

These are the spittin' image of the famous Made-Rites you can find in Iowa. Whenever we drive down that way, we always make a special detour just so we can eat these. How cool to be able to ma...

Very, very yuumy!! I followed the recipe exactly and put them on super soft hamburger rolls and me and my hubby could not stop eating them!! Defintely recommend!! :)

These are the Real Deal!!! Just like we remember from our good old days in Iowa...Can't get them in Nevada,but now we can have them anytime we get the urge... So good they disappeared in minu...

These are a regular meal at our house now, especially when I don't feel like cooking--these are easy to throw together....I use chicken broth instead of the water & used no salt. The Worcestersh...

This was very good. I made this with a little garlic powder, paprika, S&P, and beef broth instead of water. The beef itself had a great flavor. With the addition of pickles, cheese, and mustard,...

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