old school cafeteria "Pizza Burgers"

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Stormy Stewart

By
@karlyn255

As I grew up this was my favorite meal on the school lunch menu. As my kids grew and their meal menus changed I made this at home so they could enjoy a piece of my growing up.

These can be made in the oven or done on a grill. make them many and put them on crackers as an appetizer.

This recipe is over 40 years old. I ate them at school. Then have been making them ever since

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato paste
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder with parsley
  • 1 small
    onion diced (optional)
  • 16 slice
    pizza pepperoni slices (my addition not in orginal school recipe)
  • 8 slice
    american cheese
  • 8
    cherry tomatoes (we omit these)
  • 4
    hamburger buns toasted. (each half will be anopen faced sandwitch)
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese

How to Make old school cafeteria "Pizza Burgers"

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix hamburger. tomato paste, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, Parmesan cheese and diced onions together.
    shape into 8 burgers. and flatten onto a lipped baking pan. put in oven on 400 turning once until done.
    Top with 2 pieces of pepperoni, then braking the single in half Cris cross over top of burger. Broil to melt cheese and put each burger on a 1/2 of a bun. making 8 open faced burgers. Top with a cherry tomato cut in half

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About old school cafeteria "Pizza Burgers"

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers, Pizza
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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