|Assembling time||8 minutes|
|Cooking time||30 minutes|
|1||8-ounce can tomato sauce|
|3/4||teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed|
|3/4||teaspoon dried basil, crushed|
|1/8||teaspon garlic powder|
|1/4||cup fine dry bread crumbs|
|1||pound ground beef or pork|
|1/2||cup shredded mozzarella cheese|
– Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Combine 1/3 cup of tomato mixture, the egg, bread crumbs, and 3/4 teaspon salt. Add meat; mix well. Shape into five 1/2-inch-think patties.
– Place patties in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 350′ oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Drain off fat. Spoon remaining tomato mixture atop. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 3 minutes more. Serves 5.