Pizza Burgers

Recipe comes from Sue A. Mertens Minick from Hazelwood, MO. She actually found this site on the internet!  Turns out she is family of mine.

pizza burgers on a marble platter

Pizza Burgers

Make delicious pizza burgers for dinner.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pizza burgers
Servings: 6
Calories: 614kcal


  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 can sliced mushrooms drained
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 6 hamburger buns or English muffins


  • Brown meat and drain,
  • Add tomato sauce, mushrooms, oregano, and garlic salt to the meat and mix well.
  • Place the top and bottom buns on a baking sheet, inside up.
  • Spoon meat mixture onto the buns or English muffins.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top and bake until bubbly. More cheese can be added if desired.

Recipe Tips for the Cook

I especially like Mozzarella on top.
These can be frozen before baking and baked later.
This recipe came from our school cafeteria many years ago. It was adjusted for home use. This was way back when things were made from scratch.


Calories: 614kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 1766mg | Potassium: 591mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 324mg | Iron: 6mg
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About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Mike Rumsky

    5 stars
    The original pizzaburger was a franchise item that originated in Wisconsin They were sold mainly at drive inn roadside dairy treat stores many years ago. check out the website for the history.
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