Good recipes for Maid-Rite sandwiches are available on IowaGirlEats.com, JustaPinch.com and TheSlowRoastedItalian.com. The Iowa Girl Eats recipe takes the least amount of time to make.
To make the Iowa Girl Eats Maid-Rite recipe, saute 1 pound of beef and 1 chopped onion until cooked. Drain the fat off, and add 1/2 of a beef bullion cube, 1/2 cup of water, some pepper and 1 1/2 tablespoons each of soy and steak sauce. Simmer for 30 minutes, and scoop the mixture onto buns.
To make the Just a Pinch Maid-Rite recipe, soak 4 tablespoons of dried onions in 6 tablespoons of water. Cook 2 pounds of crumbled ground beef over medium-high heat with 1 chopped onion. Add the soaked onions, and stir to break up the meat. When browned, drain the fat, and add 2 cups of chicken broth, 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper, mustard to taste and 1 envelope of dry onion soup mix. Cook for 10 minutes, and serve on buns.
To make The Slow Roasted Italian Maid-Rite recipe, add 1 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of dried onion, 1 beef bouillon cube, 1 chicken bouillon cube and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar to a slow cooker. Stir in 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce and 3 pounds of ground beef. Cook on high while covered for one hour. Uncover, and cook until the liquid is gone. Serve on warm buns.