School Cafeteria Pizzaburgers

School Cafeteria Pizzaburgers Recipe

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From the 1950s-60s school cafeteria recipes. My school district called theses "Sweepsteaks" and I loved them. The original recipe I found was for 50 servings, so you may need to adjust seasonings to your taste, as cutting large recipes down, the amounts don't always adjust easily.


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1/2 lb
lean ground beef
1/8 c
onion flakes, dehydrated
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp
ground black pepper
1/4 c
tomato paste
1/2 c
1/4 tsp
each dried basil, dried oregano, dried marjoram, dried thyme
2 oz
mozzarella cheese, shredded
4 large
hamburger buns, split
8 slice
american cheese

How to Make School Cafeteria Pizzaburgers


  • 1Preheat oven to 400F.
  • 2Brown ground beef. Drain.
  • 3Add onions, granulated garlic, salt, pepper,
    tomato paste, water, mozzarella and seasonings. Mix.
  • 4Place split rolls on sheet pan. Divided meat mixture evenly among bun halves. Top each half with a slice of American cheese.
  • 5Bake until heated through, about 8 minutes. Each serving is 2 open-faced halves.

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About School Cafeteria Pizzaburgers

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #lunch

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