"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 TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.
Makes24 (1/2-cup) 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 293 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 915mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.
Originally published as Reunion BBQ's in Country Woman July/August 1997