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Mini Pizzas

6 english muffins

1 lbs browned ground beef

1 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped bell pepper

1 cup chopped button mushrooms

1/2 cup sliced black olives

2 tbs Italian herbs

2 to 4 cups mozzarella cheese

salt and pepper

For the sauce:

1 pint jar of your favorite pizza sauce

2 tbs olive oil1/2 cup finely chopped onions

1/2 cup chopped bell peppers

1/2 cup chopped mushrooms

1/4 cup red wine

2 tbs finely chopped garlic (or 1 tbs garlic powder )

2 tbs dried Italian herbs

3 tbs suger

salt and pepper

Make the sauce first: In sauce pan add the olive oil and everything except the jar of sauce and the red wine. cook over medium heat until the veggies are tender: add the red wine and cook for a few minutes until about 1/2 the wine is reduced: now add the jared sauce and simmer at least 1/2 hour.

Brown the beef then add the veggies and herbs then cook until the veggies are tender crisp with salt and pepper. Slightly brown the english muffins first. Place the muffins on a sheet pan (line it with foil to help with clean up)Put some the sauce on the browned muffins then the beef and add the black olives (optional of course) top with the mozzarella cheese. Bake in a 350 deg oven until the cheese is melted