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Iowa Maid-Rites

Rated as 4.02 out of 5 Stars

"I came up with my own version of Iowa MaidRites which also are called 'loose meat' sandwiches. Very versatile, leftover beef can be used for spaghetti or taco filling, or it can be frozen for later use."
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 367 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings

Directions

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  1. Crumble the ground beef into a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until evenly browned, crumbling even more as it cooks. Drain off the grease. Stir in the onion soup mix and French onion soup. Cover, and simmer over low heat for about 2 hours, or you may transfer to a slow cooker for this part.
  2. To serve, spoon onto hamburger buns like a sloppy Joe.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 367 calories; 17 g fat; 26.8 g carbohydrates; 25 g protein; 75 mg cholesterol; 748 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Although it is a good maid rite recipe, it doesn't come close to the Maid Rites served here in my area. I am located in the Quad City area...famous for Maid Rites. Substitute the onion soup mix ...

Most helpful critical review

This is okay, but not the recipe for maid-rites. Cook 1 1/2# ground beef with 1 small onion chopped fine. Drain fat and then add seasoned salt, 1 chicken bouillon cube and about 1/4 cup water. ...

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This is okay, but not the recipe for maid-rites. Cook 1 1/2# ground beef with 1 small onion chopped fine. Drain fat and then add seasoned salt, 1 chicken bouillon cube and about 1/4 cup water. ...

Although it is a good maid rite recipe, it doesn't come close to the Maid Rites served here in my area. I am located in the Quad City area...famous for Maid Rites. Substitute the onion soup mix ...

Growing up in Iowa and a big fan of the original Maid-Rite I have been searching long and hard for a recipe that would do them justice. My search is over this ios down home comfort food at it's ...

For those who have brought up it in the revies that this doesn't come close to a "real" maidrite...if you read in my description it wasn't billed as being "authentic" but my OWN version. Just to...

I'm sorry- but I live in Iowa, and these are not like the maid rites I know. Still it was a good loose meat sandwich- but not the maid rite flavor I was expecting. My mom is a manager at a mai...

These were really great. I wasn't clear on adding water or, not to the recipe if I used a slow cooker? I did, and they had too much liquid. Does anyone know about this? They were even better...

This was wonderful! I grew up in Iowa and remember Maidrites well. I used one can only of French onion soup, and added 1/2 cup water. My boyfriend & a friend ate almost all of it, I was lucky I ...

I have never had an Iowa Maid-Rites... so I cannot compare them to that. However, THIS sandwich was extremely tasty. I am single, so I made it as is and then I am about to freeze it. Later, w...

i am not a big fan of sloppy joes so thought i would try this recipe as it sounded good. we loved it. very tasty and different.