Joe's Special

Joe's Special Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This meal was supposedly concocted as late-night fuel for 1920s musicians, at a spot called New Joe's, on Columbus St. in San Francisco.


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15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground sirloin
  • 3
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • 6 c
    coarsely chopped spinach

How to Make Joe's Special


  1. Melt butter and oil in large skillet. Add onion and saute briefly.
  2. Mix in mushrooms and meat and cook until meat is brown.
  3. Add eggs and seasonings and stir over medium heat until eggs are almost cooked.
  4. Stir in spinach and cook few minutes longer, until spinach is barely wilted.
  5. Serve immediately.

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About Joe's Special

Course/Dish: Meat Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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