Maid Rite (loose meat burger) Copy Cat Recipe

Debbie Gurley


This is a very lean, tasty, juicy, loose meat sandwich filling. Made famous in the Mid American States.


★★★★★ 6 votes

30 Min
30 Min


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  • 4 Tbsp
    dried chopped onions
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 2 lb
    lean ground chuck
  • 2 c
    chicken broth (i use swanson's)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (less if broth is salted)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • ·
    hamburger buns/hot dog buns for children (less messy)
  • ·
    mustard, to taste
  • 2
    chopped fresh onion
  • 1
    envelope of dry onion soup mix

How to Make Maid Rite (loose meat burger) Copy Cat Recipe


  1. Soak the dried onions in the water.
  2. Crumble ground beef into a hot skillet and cook over medium high heat with 1/2 of your fresh chopped onion.
  3. When the soaked onions have begun to soften and expand, add it and any remaining water (if any) to the beef.
  4. Stir frequently as the meat browns, using a wooden spoon to break the meat into small crumbles.
  5. When the meat has browned, drain off fat add the chicken broth, small squirt of mustard, salt and pepper and dry onion soup mix
  6. Cook until liquid is ALMOST gone, about 10 minutes
  7. Serve meat on buns with mustard, fresh chopped onions, mustard and dill pickle.
  8. Enjoy!

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About Maid Rite (loose meat burger) Copy Cat Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sandwich, #meat, #Style, #Loose

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