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Pizza Burgers

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Make it Italian in 20 minutes! Pizza sauce flavors standard sloppy joes.

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
jar (14 oz) pepperoni-flavored or regular pizza sauce
1/2
cup sliced ripe olives, if desired
6
sandwich buns, split
1
cup shredded pizza cheese blend (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, onion and bell pepper over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in pizza sauce and olives. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/2 cup beef mixture on bottom half of each bun. Immediately sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons of the cheese; add tops of bun. Serve immediately or let stand about 2 minutes until cheese is melted.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, onion and bell pepper over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in pizza sauce and olives. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/2 cup beef mixture on bottom half of each bun. Immediately sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons of the cheese; add tops of bun. Serve immediately or let stand about 2 minutes until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Not a bell pepper lover? Go ahead and use celery instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
680mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
10%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
22g
22%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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