Recipe by Mrs. Jones
"Meat sauce with a wonderful blend of spices to pour over your choice of meat, macaroni salad, or home fries. A Rochester, New York original and a must-have. Add diced onions, ketchup, and mustard if desired."
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Mrs Jones must be a Rochester, NY native. All the right ingredients, I just like mine with a lot more chili powder and cayenne. Personal thing. I also add a 1/2 cup of beef broth in place of water initially.
This recipe turned out horrific. I was so looking forward to it but the vinegar was still present even after the full cooking time and then some. Also the cinnamon, allspice and clove mix was just too over powering. I wish I could have some how saved it by doctoring it up but the combination of spices were too strong.
I am from Rochester, and living in New Jersey now, I get cravings for garbage plates!!! This sauce is perfect!!! I am going to make this very regularly and have it on hand constantly! Must eat with mac salad, homefries, cheeseburger or hot dogs!!! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe! My husband also thanks you :)
I'm from Rochester, NY and this is very good hot sauce. I add about a 1/2 cup frank's Red Hot. Thanks for sharing.
This was pretty good. All the spices were a bit different with the beef but still good. I have never had a "garbage plate" so I had to google it to see what to make with it. I chose to do home fries, cheeseburgers and macaroni salad. Adding ketchup and mustard were the final touch.
My husband, a Rochester native, introduced me to the garbage plate sauce. I haven't had a garbage plate yet, but I love this sauce smothered on eggs and Zweigle white hots (another Rochester delicacy) or any hot dog. This recipe looks, smells, and tastes like the original from what I can tell. I suppose I'd have to eat them side by side to know for sure. It's so easy - barely any prep - and freezes well, too! The only thing I did differently is used less water than called for in the recipe. I didn't pour it all in at once, adding 1/2 cup at a time until I reached the consistency I like. It's yummy!
I just got done making this. I am a Rochester native but also a vegetarian so I've always gotten the grilled cheese garbage plate without the meat hot sauce. I made this for me and my husband with veggie burgers and I used tofu crumbled up for the hot sauce. They came out great! My (non-vegetarian) husband said they tasted just like Nick Tahou's! I didn't have the allspice or thyme but the hot sauce was delicious!! To make it with the tofu I squeezed out the excess water and baked the tofu at 375 for about 25 minutes to get rid of some of the water. Then I simmered the tofu adding a little oil and all the ingredients and then added water until it was the right consistency. You really can't taste the tofu (and what a healthy alternative!). This sauce was really great and the garbage plates hit the spot!
Amazing. I forgot the vinegar, but it still tasted awesome. I also added jalapenos
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Garbage Plate Sauce
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 61
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