Pizza patties — recipes

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 beaten egg
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.