Hamburger buns are filled with a pizza-flavored cooked ground beef mixture, wrapped in foil and baked. Great party main fare for all ages!
2 pounds ground beef
1 (12-ounce) can tomato sauce (1 1/2 cups)
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 ounces green olives*, sliced
1 pound mozzarella cheese, diced
8 hamburger buns
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a skillet brown ground beef; drain. Add tomato sauce, oregano, salt, and pepper. Simmer until thick.
- Cool the mixture then add sliced green olives and diced mozzarella cheese. Spread mixture evenly over hamburger buns, then wrap each in aluminum foil.
- Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until heated through.
Makes 8 servings.
*Use your favorite olives. Also try adding diced pepperoni to the mix.