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Pizza Burgers

The Pizza Burgers are similar to sloppy joes, but with pizza sauce instead.  I think your family will enjoy them as much as mine did.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Dish, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow Cooker Pizza Burgers
Servings: 6
Calories: 660kcal


  • 2 lbs ground beef browned (or turkey)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 24 oz tomato sauce (I used (3) 8 oz cans because that's what I had on hand)
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 dash salt optional
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • Cheese to top with
  • hamburger buns



  • Cook ground beef in skillet until brown.
  • Drain
  • Place meat in slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Cover crockpot and cook on low for 2-3 hours until onions are tender.
  • Serve on hamburger buns.

Freezer to Slow Cooker Instructions:

  • Mix all ingredients except hamburger buns and cheese together in a freezer safe bag.  Label & lay flat to freeze.
  • Thaw (if possible) before cooking.  Cook for 2-3 hours on low.


Optional idea:  Add green peppers and/or other pizza toppings to the mixture.


Calories: 660kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 1133mg | Potassium: 931mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 519IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 8mg