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Pronto Pizza Burgers

 Pronto Pizza Burgers
Pronto Pizza Burgers from Karen Kruse of Gahanna, Ohio are zesty, satisfying sandwiches that have a true pizza taste. "This is my family's alltime favorite quick main dish," Karen assures.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 4 English muffins, split
  • 8 tomato slices
  • 8 mozzarella cheese slices
  • Additional oregano, optional


  • In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; crumble beef over
  • mixture and mix well. Toast the muffins in broiler until lightly
  • browned.
  • Form meat mixture into four patties; place on top of muffins. Broil 4
  • in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes or until meat is cooked.
  • Top with tomato and cheese slices. Return to broiler until cheese is
  • melted. If desired, sprinkle with oregano. Serve immediately. Yield:
  • 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 508 calories, 24 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 976 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 40 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.