In 1966, an Oregon school cafeteria manager won $ 500 for the 11th annual National Sandwich Contest for a Pizza Burger. The recipe was printed in newspapers all across the country. Here's the recipe:
6 oz bologna
3 oz cheddar cheese
1/2 lb ground beef
3/4 cup prepared spaghetti sauce
1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon leaf oregano
1/8 teaspoon sage
6 hamburger buns or English muffins
3 slices (1 oz each) cheddar cheese
Grind together bologna and 3 oz of cheese; set aside.Cook ground beef until lightly browned.
Stir in bologna mixture, spaghetti sauce, parsley, salt,oregano and sage only unitl blended.
Spread mixture on top and bottom halves of buns or muffins.
Cut each cheese slice into 4 strips. Place 2 strips crisscrosson each sandwich.
Bake in preheated 450 degree F oven 10 to 12 minutes, or until cheese melts.
Source: Reading PA Eagle newspaper, Aug 13, 1966 - from the Google Newspaper archive.
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