Hamburger Buddy

September/October 2007, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)

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Very finely chopping onion, mushrooms and carrots in the food processor is not only fast—it makes the vegetables hard to detect for picky eaters. They also form the base for the sauce of this ground beef skillet supper. Make it a meal: Serve with a green salad.

"Total comfort food! I've made this dish several times now. My partner actually requests it! My modifications were based upon many suggested by other reviewers: Chop and shred your veggies for the texture, splash of red wine added...

153 Reviews for Hamburger Buddy

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This was good but didn't wow me bc it was a little bland. Add some cheese and it becomes awesome.

Healthy, can't taste the veggies
My family loves this

I don't have a food processor so I used my slap chop style chopper on the veggies and it worked great. I used plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream. Much better than Hamburger Helper and way healthier.

healthy, easy, great for the picky toddlers

This dish was edible and i added some extra spices to make it taste better. I really just tasted like mush. I had high hope because I love mushrooms! I believe if other spices were used and you did not put the veggies in a food processor this could be a decent dish.

Healthy, Easy, Fairly inexpensive.

This was not good at all. You need to be a fan of thyme to like this recipe. I fed it to the dogs... We ordered pizza.

Great for kids

My toddler loves this and it works for adults as a weeknight meal as well. I do not use the food processor though. I am afraid it would be too homogenous and the texture of the carrots is needed. It doesn't take long to dice everything up by hand. It also freezes well. We have half with a salad for a family dinner and I freeze the rest for a quick lunch on a later date for my daughter.


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