Cheesy Pizza English Muffins Recipe
Plan ahead and you will have a fun dinner in no time. Make these one evening for dinner but make enough to freeze for later use. All you have to do on a busy day would be to pop as many as you want in the oven. Kids will gobble up these trendy little pizzas and ask for more!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:36 servings
- 1 pound ground beef
- 3/4 pound reduced-fat bulk pork sausage
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup tomato paste
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 3 packages (12 ounces each) English muffins, split
- 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
- 1. In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato paste, garlic salt, oregano and cayenne. Spread over the cut side of each English muffin. Place on baking sheets. Combine the cheeses; sprinkle over meat mixture.
- 2. Freeze for up to 3 months or bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 3 dozen.
1 English muffin half equals 145 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.
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