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Reunion BBQs Recipe

Reunion BBQs Recipe

"I found this recipe on our local Cattlewomen's cookbook," confides Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington. "It's a favorite when I need to make lots of sandwiches for a crowd."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 5 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 24 hamburger buns, split


  • 1. In a several large saucepans or Dutch ovens, brown beef and onion over medium heat; drain. Add water, ketchup, chili powder, salt, pepper and mustard; bring to a boil. Stir in oats. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Serve on buns. Yield: 24 (1/2-cup) servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 293 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 915 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Blush Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.