Hot Open-Faced Sandwiches

Sea Sun


This is one of my very first Freezer Cooking recipes that I ever tried.

Everyone loved these, including my youngest girls who don't like olives. They are included to add flavor and a little color (my standard answer, but it's true!)...

Cheesy, meaty, tasty, a bit creamy...and the toasted bun gives an extra bit of crunch. I sprinkled a little shredded cheddar on top before putting them under the broiler and they were eaten like sloppy joes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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1 lb
ground beef
2 c
colby-jack cheese (shredded)
1 can(s)
chopped olives (2 1/4 oz)
4 medium
peperoncini peppers
1 c
onion (chopped)
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 can(s)
tomato sauce (15 oz)
hamburger buns

How to Make Hot Open-Faced Sandwiches


  • 1In medium skillet, brown ground beef. Drain excess fat. Add remaining ingredients except for the buns. Cook for 15 minutes. (If freezing, pour into a labeled, 1 gallon freezer bag)
  • 2Place opened buns on cookie sheet and spoon mixture evenly on top. (If freezing, thaw the mixture the night prior)
  • 3Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees until melted and bubbly. (I was in a hurry and put them under the broiler. I also added a sprinkle of grated cheddar cheese!)

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About Hot Open-Faced Sandwiches

Course/Dish: Chicken, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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