Saturday, November 15, 2008

Make Ahead Sandwiches

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time:
Serves: 10-12
Cost: Approx $6.50

1 1/2 pounds ground beef ($2.50)
3/4 cup chopped onion ($.25)
3/4 cup ketchup
3/4 cup chopped dill or sweet pickles
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese ($1.50)
12 hot dog buns, split ($2.00)

In a saucepan, cook the beef and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain.

Stir in ketchup, pickles, salt, pepper, garlic powder and hot pepper sauce; heat through. Stir in cheese.

Place about 1/3 cupful in each bun; wrap individually in heavy-duty foil and seal tightly. Freeze for up to 3 months.

To use frozen sandwiches: Bake in foil at 400 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until heated through.

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