I have to post this recipe because these are really so stinkin' good!! I make a BIG batch that I am going to post the ingredients for, but you can cut it in half depending on the size of your family. I make 72...we will eat about 12 the night that I make them, and we will assemble all the rest. Put the scoop of pizza batch in each bun, wrap them in tinfoil individually and then stick them back into the bun bags. 8 per bun bag.
(Batch for 72)
7 1/2 C. Cooked ground beef
60oz. Pizza sauce
1 1/2 t. Garlic salt
1 1/2 t. Onion salt
3/4 t. Oregano
9oz. Pepperoni cut in small pieces (I use the mini pepperoni the have out now)
6 C. Shredded mozzarella cheese
72 Hamburger buns (We use the Wheat Montana wheat buns)
In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, pizza sauce, garlic salt, onion salt and oregano. Add the pepperoni pieces and mozzarella cheese, stirring to mix well. Fill buns with meat mixture. Wrap each bun in aluminum foil (except the ones you plan to eat that evening!)
Put the wrapped buns back into your bun bags, and then label and write serving directions on bags!
For the night of: Heat meat mixture and use an icecream scoop to put a hefty amount on each bun.
Oven: Thaw the still wrapped burgers for one hour only....or they might turn out soggy.
then bake, still wrapped, for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees!
Microwave: Unwrap and rewrap in paper towel. Thaw for .5 lbs or about 3 minutes. Flip and heat on high for 20 seconds.