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Rochester Style Garbage Plates

A Garbage Plate is a loaded dish of home fries, hot sauce, macaroni salad & cheeseburgers with onions, condiments and slices of white bread.

The best late night food ever...  Nick Tahous - Garbage Plate by -dangler, via Flickr

Main street location, of course! Made by my favorite cook: Gimi! ~ Nick Tahou Hots is a Rochester, New York landmark restaurant famous for its Garbage Plate. The restaurant was founded by its namesake, Nick Tahou, who died in 1997 after running the establishment for over 50 years. Despite the many regional variants all based on the same theme (such as Penfield, Fairport, Henrietta, and Perinton Hots), Nick's is widely regarded as the original Garbage Plate. A Garbage Plate is a disorganized…

How to Make a Garbage Plate (Inspired by Jenna Marbles) | Mediocre Chef

What happens when you mix home fries, pasta salad, meat sauce, and hot dogs? You get a hot mess, that’s what. Hailing from Rochester, NY, we have to wonder what they were thinking when they created this dish. But somehow, it works.

Delicious vegan garbage plats. Healthified junk food.

This VEGAN garbage plate is perfect for any of you Upstate New York-ians who are missing the classic garbage plate. Mac Salad, Home Fries, Meat Sauce, And Burger Patties / Hot Dogs piled high & topped with Ketchup & Mustard.

Garbage Plate

1 · 30 minutes · Garbage Plate is the ultimate comfort food to feed a large crowd. It is made with layers of delicious food like home fries, macaroni salad, cheeseburgers, hot sauce. Finally topped with onions and served with bread, mustard and ketchup.


  • 2 Plant based burger patties
  • 10 oz Plant based ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Carrots
  • 1 stalk Celery
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 Onions
  • 3 cups Potatoes, cooked
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1 Red onion, medium
Canned Goods
  • 1/2 cup Tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable broth
  • 1 Ketchup
  • 3/4 cup Mayo
  • 1 Mustard
  • 3 tsp Mustard
  • 3 Pickles, small
Pasta & Grains
  • 8 oz Macaroni, cooked
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 2 Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 1/3 tbsp Vegetable oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 slices American cheese, vegan
  • 1 Bread and butter
  • 2 tbsp Butter
Rochester Hot Sauce Recipe: Meat Sauce for Garbage Plates

Rochester Hot Sauce is a ground beef and tomato based sauce used to top Garbage Plates. While it is served hot, it is not traditionally spicy.

The Garbage Plate Burger is my homage to the college town I lived in for 5 years.  The Garbage Plate is an icon in that area, and for good reason!

The Garbage Plate Burger is my homage to the college town I lived in for 5 years. The Garbage Plate is an icon in that area, and for good reason!

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Rochester, New York's Famous "Garbage Plate"

From all-American meatloaf to creamy casseroles, these main dish recipes will help get you out of your next meal-planning rut.