Frankfurter Crown


3 slices bacon
½ cup chopped onion
1 can Cream of Chicken Soup
¼ cup milk
3 cups sliced cooked potatoes
1 ½ cups cooked cut green beans
1 pound frankfurters


Heat oven to 350°. Crisply fry bacon slices, crumble and set aside. Drain off excess bacon fat and brown onions in remaining drippings. Stir in soup, milk, potatoes and green beans. Pour into a 1 ½ quart casserole. Cut frankfurters in half, and stand up around the edge of the baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes, top with bacon and serve.


Preparation time: 50 minutes

Approximate calories per serving: 520

Suggested Menu

Frankfurter Crown
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Rhubarb Pie

Recipe & Photograph courtesy of Curtin Publications, Inc., New York, NY ©1973

Shortly after this post originally appeared on my blog on Open Salon, I challenged a fellow blogger 1_Irritated_Mother and Salon’s food editor, Francis Lam, to try and recreate one of my vintage recipe cards. Here’s my attempt, and self-styled victory.

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