Tasty Tuesday: Pizza Joes

As fast as you can fry up some ground beef or ground turkey… you can have this quick and yummy sandwich on the table.  Throw it together with some green beans and call it a meal.  Easy peasy and yummy.  You can make these healthier by choosing ground turkey or lean ground sirloin and low fat cheese.

pizza joes


Tasty Tuesday: Pizza Joes
Recipe Type: Sandwich
Cuisine: American
Author: Julia – Mom on the Run x2
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound ground beef OR ground turkey
  • 1 jar Pizza Quik or similar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, part-skim
  1. In large skillet, brown ground beef or ground turkey until no longer pink.
  2. Drain meat well.
  3. Stir in seasonings, mix well.
  4. Slowly pour in pizza sauce– you want the sauce to just coat the meat and begin to become a little “sloppy”– it will only take approximately half the can.
  5. Spoon pizza meat mixture onto bottom buns.
  6. Top each sandwich with 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese.
  7. Finish with remaining buns.
Calories: 395 Fat: 16 Carbohydrates: 27 Sugar: 5 Sodium: 675 Fiber: 2 Protein: 35 Cholesterol: 95
Nutrition calculated using Spark People’s Recipe Builder and was calculated using ground turkey.


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  1. I ripped my husband’s plate away from him right before he started eating to take a picture… lol. I had already started on mine. They were delicious!

  2. where were the leftovers?????

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