What happened when 10 people tried to take on the 10-pound baked potato at Burns Original BBQ in Houston
Spoiler alert: the taters won
You are reading this correctly: a 10-pound STUFFED baked potato.
Since 1973, Burns Original BBQ has been serving the Houston community with delicious, mouth-watering barbecue. Although they are known for their popular entrees such as their ribs, sliced beef and homemade sausage links, they are stepping up the food game with their new monstrous meal.
In August, it launched the Roy Burns Baked Potato named in honor of Roy Burns Sr., the founder of Burns Original BBQ. According to its site, this meal is meant to serve 15 people, but if you’re in for a big appetite, then this is the meal for you. The potato is $75, but if you split it among 15 people, that’s only $5 per person.
We took one for the team. Keep scrolling to see what happened.
KPRC 2′s Carlos Hernandez took on the challenge, and let’s just say things didn’t look so well for him. When he arrived to the barbecue joint, the aroma of mesquite smoke immediately filled his nostrils, making his stomach growl louder than ever. But first, they had to prepare the meal.
During Houston Life’s live video, you can see Carlos in the kitchen with general manager Nikki Melton, drooling as they filled the tin with beef, sausage and ribs. After walking through the steps and stacking the potato more than 3 inches high, the Roy Burns 10-Pound Monster Baked Potato was ready to eat.
Of course the meal wasn’t meant for one person. At one point, Carlos had to tag a few other customers to take on the 10-pound potato. A total of 10 hungry people assisted Carlos, and barely made a dent.
Here were the final results:
What’s in the Roy Burns 10-Pound Monster Baked Potato
- 1 pound of ribs
- 1 pound of sausage
- 1 pound of chopped beef
- 3 large potatoes
- 2 layers of cheese
- 2 large scoops of sour cream
- a cup of Burns Original Bar-B-Que sauce
Burns has catering options for the Holidays. In January 2020, Burns will open up their scholarship application process for their annual scholarship giveaway. They plan to give 10 scholarships to local students interested in college or trade schools.
Burns Original BBQ
For more information on Burns Original BBQ, visit their website here.
US AFTER ATTEMPTING THE ROY BURNS 10-POUND MONSTER BAKED POTATO
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