2 lbs of lean hamburger – $7.75
2 small cans of Red Gold tomato paste – $1.10
2 T of Italian seasoning blend – $.20
1 tsp of granulated garlic – $.05
pinch of red pepper flakes
package of sliced mozzarella cheese – $1.88
package of whole wheat deli buns – $2.19
1/3 lb of thinly sliced Boars Head pepperoni – $2.13
1 green pepper,sliced – $.88
1 sweet onion, sliced – $.59
8 oz of sliced mushrooms – $1.00
salt and pepper to taste
Cost Per Serving: $2.20
Total Cost: $17.57
Prep Day: Brown meat, drain and add the tomato paste. Stir to blend and add the seasonings.
Allow to cook through, 5-7 minutes. Cool, package, label freeze.
Serve Day: Sauté the peppers, onions and mushrooms until soft yet still a bit of firmness to them. Reheat burger meat. Split open the buns and layer the ingredients as you see fit. Just like pizza on a bun!