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My Bologna Bowls Recipe

Updated on September 22, 2011

BOLOGNA BOWLS

BOLOGNA BOWLS
BOLOGNA BOWLS

THE RECIPE

We moved to a new house in 1979. All day we carried boxes and small items from the old house to the new. We were so frazzled and tired that we didn't want to get dressed to eat out. My kids, 10 and 15 were starving. I went to the kitchen to see what I had left in the refrigerator and cabinets. All I had was cheese, potato flakes, and bologna. At this point they would eat anything, so I made this up as I went along.

They loved it! "Mom, you could sell these," I'm not kidding. Not long after that, my husband showed me an article in the paper where Hungry Jack was having a contest. $1,000 for an original recipe using their products. I entered the bologna bowls. It went to the semi-finals, but didn't win. Just a few weeks ago I was telling my neighbor about it, and she said they served that dish at her high school. Don't know how that happened, but the recipe was created in desperation in my kitchen.

HOW TO PREPARE

Fry slowly in small amount of oil on both sides until a cup starts to form.  Turn a couple of times to see which way the saucer will form.  and slightly brown.  Remove from pan.
Fry slowly in small amount of oil on both sides until a cup starts to form. Turn a couple of times to see which way the saucer will form. and slightly brown. Remove from pan.
Forms into small saucers.  Add mashed potatoes in center, and shredded sharp cheddar  cheese.
Forms into small saucers. Add mashed potatoes in center, and shredded sharp cheddar cheese.
If you like, criss cross  small trips of balogna, or bacon bits.
If you like, criss cross small trips of balogna, or bacon bits.
Broil until cheese melts.
Broil until cheese melts.
Serve with baked beans and chips
Serve with baked beans and chips

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    • clara kish@yahoo. profile image

      Clara Kish 4 years ago from Mt. Perry. Ohio

      Hello Ann, I guess one of these days will have to try this, My son likes all of the ingredients so I know he will like this, Love, Clara

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      Darja1981 4 years ago

      looks tasty and funny, I must try this.

    • bell du jour profile image

      bell du jour 6 years ago from Ireland

      A lovely story and a great tip for a quick and tasty snack:-)