Sicilian Burgers Recipe
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Sicilian Burgers Recipe

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The unique flavor of these burgers make them a favorite of my family's. They're also good reheated as leftovers.—Beverly Gordon, Rapid City, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/4 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup dill pickle relish
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 12 hamburger buns

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 310 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 902 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Remove from the heat; stir in the ketchup, relish, salt, basil and pepper. Stir in cheese.
  2. Spread meat mixture onto buns. Wrap sandwiches individually in foil and place in a baking pan. Bake at 325° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Sicilian Burgers in Country Ground Beef 1993, p15

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 310 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 902 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2014

I agree with you Aldente31 - Sicilian??? My mother is rolling along with yours! LMAO!!! I guarantee you there isn't an authentic Sicilian who even knows what Velveeta is!

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2013

The only thing Sicilian about this would be the person eating it IF they were from Sicily.

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2011

I would with my changes. Using Italian grated cheese,pecorino,parmesan.Anyway i call this sloppy joes i made these years ago.Iwould mix the meat and make hambugers then call it italian burgers.

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2010

sicilian? hmmm my mom use to call it poor mans sloppy joes lol she made this at the end of the week before payday because that is what was left in the house to cook. lol

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Reviewed May. 31, 2010

aldente31: Did you notice it was sponsered by Velveeta? Nough said! Have a great day, and remember: if it tastes good to you, why does it matter what it's called?

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