Muffin-Style Cheeseburger Pizza




Muffin-Style Cheeseburger Pizza

Muffin-Style Cheeseburger Pizza
Total Recipe Time:  25 to 30 minutes
Makes 6 servings


1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (95% lean)2 cups pasta sauce (any variety)1 cup diced onion1 cup diced red bell pepper1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning1/4 teaspoon salt6 English muffins, split, toasted1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese1/4 cup reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking beef into small crumbles, stirring occasionally. Add pasta sauce, onion, bell pepper, Italian seasoning and salt; continue cooking 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Top each muffin half evenly with beef mixture and cheeses. Bake at 400°F 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted.


Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Nutrition information per serving: 407 calories; 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 80 mg cholesterol; 891 mg sodium; 37 g carbohydrate; 4.5 g fiber; 35 g protein; 13.1 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 4.9 mg iron; 20.2 mcg selenium; 6.8 mg zinc; 84.2 mg choline.This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and choline.
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