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Sicilian Burgers

 Sicilian Burgers
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
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
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.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.