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school cafeteria pizzaburgers

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

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.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For school cafeteria pizzaburgers

  • 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 lg
    hamburger buns, split
  • 8 slice
    american cheese

How To Make school cafeteria pizzaburgers

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

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