Wednesday, September 1, 2010

grandma hope's messy mikes...

my grandma always made these "messy mikes" named after my uncle mike. & we always thought the name was so funny. i love this recipe & think it is a perfect quick or even make ahead dinner for a school night dinner.

messy mike pic

{Grandma Hope’s Messy Mikes}

1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef

2 TBSP butter

1 yellow onion, chopped

1 can chicken gumbo soup

1/4-1/2 cup ketchup (to taste)

1/4 cup brown sugar

salt & pepper

In a large skillet, melt butter & add onions. Cook until translucent. Add ground beef & salt & pepper. Brown ground beef until cooked through. Drain off fat. Add to soup, ketchup & brown sugar to the drained meat. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly. Add additional salt & pepper to taste. Serve on hamburger buns with cheese of your choice.

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