Pizza Burger K-12 Recipe

Kasia PaprockiK-12, Recipes

We’ve combined two classic student cravings – burgers and pizza – into one zesty, new Pizza Burger! Featuring a whole grain English muffin, lean ground beef, a lively pizza sauce, and a magnificently melted Bongards® Mozzarella Slice to top it off, this burger is simple to make, perfectly portioned, and sure to win over your students.

Preparation: 20 Minutes

Number of Servings: 8

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 Whole grain English muffins, split
  • 1 Lb. 90% ground beef
  • 1/2 Cp. chopped onion
  • 1 (15 oz.) Jar of pizza sauce
  • 2 Tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 8 Slices Bongards® Mozzarella Cheese, cut in half
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil, if desired

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Place English muffin halves, cut side up on sheet pan. Place under broiler for 1-2 minutes, until lightly toasted. Remove from oven and set aside.
  3. In large skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until beef is thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  4. Stir in pizza sauce and Italian seasoning.
  5. Top each muffin half with 1/4 cup meat mixture. Place 1/2 slice mozzarella cheese over top of each.
  6. Place pan in broiler and broil 1-2 minutes, until cheese is melted and beginning to brown.
  7. Remove from oven and sprinkle each with chopped basil.

LUNCH TRAY

  • 2 Pizza Burger Halves
  • 1 Apple
  • 1/2 Cp. green beans
  • 8 Oz. skim milk

APPROXIMATE MEAL NUTRITIONAL INFO:

  • Calories: 590 Calories
  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 677mg
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fiber: 6g