Easy Pizza Burgers

For a quick lunch or casual supper, these open-faced sandwiches are ready to eat in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/4
cup finely chopped onion (1/2 medium)
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste
3/4
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1
can (4 oz) Green Giant™ mushroom pieces and stems, drained, if desired
4
English muffins, split
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)

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  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in tomato paste, Italian seasoning and mushrooms. Cover and refrigerate; use within 3 days.
  • 2 To prepare each sandwich, spread about 1/4 cup beef mixture on English muffin half. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over top. Place on microwavable napkin or paper towel (to absorb moisture).
  • 3 Microwave 1 sandwich uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until beef mixture is hot and cheese is melted.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in tomato paste, Italian seasoning and mushrooms. Cover and refrigerate; use within 3 days.
  • 2 To prepare each sandwich, spread about 1/4 cup beef mixture on English muffin half. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over top. Place on microwavable napkin or paper towel (to absorb moisture).
  • 3 Microwave 1 sandwich uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until beef mixture is hot and cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To heat 4 sandwiches at a time, place on microwavable napkin or paper towel. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes 30 seconds or until hot.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.