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Sicilian Burgers

Sicilian Burgers
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD: 12 servings.


  • 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 shredded process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 12 hamburger buns


  • 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.
  • 3.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 310 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 902mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.


Average Rating:
  • 2dogsrule2
    Dec 31, 1969

    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!

  • Ron07
    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.

  • lilgrannymac
    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

  • atwill6
    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?

  • aldente31
    Nov 22, 2009

    pickle relish, ketchup, and velveeta ???? YOU CALL THIS SICILIAN ???? MY MOTHER IS ROLLING OVER IN HER GRAVE !

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