Recipe courtesy of Randall Rayborn

Rushville Sandwiches

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr
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Basic recipe:

Olive oil or bacon grease

Salt and pepper to taste

2 medium onions

2 pounds ground beef

1 large can baked beans (not the tomato kind)

2 pinches brown sugar (to taste)


Optional: lettuce or shredded cabbage

Variations (If desired, add one or more of the following before you add the ground beef):

1 green pepper, diced

3 stalks celery, diced

If desired, add one or more of the following when you add the beans:

1/2 to 3/4 cup ketchup (to taste)

1/2 cup barbecue sauce

2 tablespoons yellow or brown mustard

Other spices as desired (cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce, etc.)


  1. In a frying pan, caramelize onions in olive oil or bacon grease. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add ground beef and cook until browned. Add beans and about 2 pinches of brown sugar, cook until heated through and consistency of a sandwich. Serve on bun with lettuce or shredded cabbage, if desired.