Print Options

Back to Cheeseburger Buns >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Cheeseburger Buns

 Cheeseburger Buns
My mom stuffs soft homemade yeast rolls with ground beef, tomato sauce and cheese to make these tasty sandwiches. They're great leftovers, too. My son takes them in his lunch the next day. —Nancy Holland, Morgan Hill, California
16 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 3/4 cup warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3-1/2 to 4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 8 slices process American cheese, quartered

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the milk, sugar,
  • shortening, egg, salt and 2 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in
  • enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 4-6 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat
  • is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato sauce. Remove from the

2 of 2

Cheeseburger Buns (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • heat; set aside.
  • Punch dough down; divide into 16 pieces. On a lightly floured
  • surface, gently roll out and stretch each piece into a 5-in. circle.
  • Top each circle with two pieces of cheese and about 3 tablespoons
  • beef mixture. Bring dough over filling to center; pinch edges to
  • seal.
  • Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise in
  • a warm place until doubled, about 20 minutes. Bake at 400° for
  • 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Refrigerate
  • leftovers. Yield: 16 sandwiches.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 255 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 378 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.