Alright y’all… I totally failed at the picture-perfect-ness of this post. To my defense, we were starving. The tiny man got a Happy Meal for supper because 1) he said it would make him soooo happy, and 2) because I didn’t feel like arguing with him about the fact that he JUST had a Happy Meal two days ago.
We got home about an hour before Eric even left work. He called me when he left work and asked if I had figured out what was for supper yet (because the “what’s for supper” questions start by around 9 am each day). I told him I hadn’t put much thought into it yet, but that I would Pinterest something because I did lay out some ground beef that morning. Around 6:30 he says he’s halfway home so I let him go so I could physically walk into the kitchen to try and figure dinner out.
I moved from the refrigerator to the cabinets to the deep freeze and back to the refrigerator, all while scrolling Pinterest. Nothing.
Then, by some tiny miracle, I remembered Brittany (she’s the one that told me about cream cheese in spaghetti sauce, in case you forgot) told me that she eats hamburgers on biscuits. I couldn’t remember anything else about that conversation (she knows I can remember what she wore 3 Wednesdays ago, but she won’t be mad that I don’t remember our conversation about hamburgers on biscuits).
It’s the simplest thing in all Earthly creation to make. Prep time is about 10 minutes, then you throw it in the oven til it’s done.
All you need is:
- one 8 count can of jumbo biscuits
- 1 pound ground beef
- brown sugar
- barbecue sauce
- sliced cheese
- salt and pepper
Here’s the thing: I didn’t measure shit. I made the ingredients up as I went so there wasn’t any time for measuring. I’ll guess as best as I can.
Start by preheating your oven to the biscuit’s directions.
First, brown your hamburger meat. Season with salt and pepper. Empty into a strainer and leave it. You want to make sure as much of the grease is gone.
Next, separate your biscuits. Spray a 9×9 (or close) baking dish with cooking spray. Flatten out 4 biscuits and place them in a single layer in the bottom of the dish.
Get your browned beef and put it back in the skillet. Add in about 3 tablespoons brown sugar, 1/2 cup barbecue sauce and 1/2 cup mustard. Turn on low heat and mix until it starts to simmer. Remove from heat.
Spoon the mixture on top of biscuits. Top with 4 slices of cheese. Next, flatten out the remaining four biscuits and place on top.
Bake until biscuits are golden brown.
Now I’m the type that won’t eat a hamburger without mayo. However… I wasn’t brave enough to put mayo on a biscuit. Which, now that I think of it, I eat mayo on chicken biscuits all the freaking time. My mind is shit most days… but I digress.
I pulled the top off and added some ketchup and mustard and it was like the Fourth of July in my mouth… without all the explosions.
I had intended on only eating one so I could take one to work yesterday for lunch but that didn’t work out. We demolished the whole bowl.
I want to try these again soon and maybe try it with bacon or different cheese and add pickles and ranch. The possibilities are endless.
Let me know if you try it and how you tweak it!