Pizza Burgers

Make it Italian in 20 minutes! Pizza sauce flavors standard sloppy joes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    680mg
    680%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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