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Maid Rite Recipe in the Crock Pot

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 sandwiches
Author Kate


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef uncooked
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3/4 T dried minced onion
  • 1 1/2 T packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon low sodium beef base
  • 3/4 teaspoon low sodium chicken base
  • 1 1/2 T apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 T Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 T low sodium soy sauce
  • 8 hamburger buns


  1. Set your slow cooker to high.
  2. Add your beef to the slow cooker, chop well.
  3. Add all other ingredients and stir to combine until beef is completely covered and mixed in.
  4. Cover and cook on high for one hour.
  5. Uncover after 1 hour of cook time and break up meat to small pieces.
  6. Turn on low and continue cooking on high for 2 ½ - 3 hours with the lid off
  7. Continue to stir occasionally and break up any chunks of beef.
  8. Serve a heaping spoonful on a warm bun and top with ketchup, pickles, mustard and other burger toppings.