Fort Competes In Annual Heritage Cooking Contest
Janice Fort of Mobile County entered her recipe for Bacon Cheeseburger Tailgate Toasts in the 2018 Heritage Cooking Contest. The annual contest is sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Federation Women's Leadership Division and highlights a specific commodity. For 2018, pork was the highlighted commodity.
Bacon Cheeseburger Tailgate Toasts
1 lb. ground beef
1 lb. ground sausage (hot or mild)
½-3/4 cup bacon crumbles
1 lb. Velveeta cheese, cubed
3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
3 Tbsp. ketchup
1 tsp. garlic salt
1 ½ tsp. Oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
1 loaf party rye bread
Directions: Brown ground beef and sausage; drain. Add bacon crumbles and cheese. Add the remaining ingredients and stir over medium heat until cheese is melted. Spread hot mixture on each bread slice. Bake on ungreased baking sheet at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
*To Freeze Unbaked: place baking sheet in freezer for 10 minutes. Transfer toasts to a Ziploc bag and store in freezer. From Frozen: Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.