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Retro burgers! Make some Fancy-Pants hamburgers from the ’50s

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Fancy-Pants hamburgers - classic 50s burger recipe

Give burgers a grand new taste: Fancy-Pants hamburgers

Of course, you don’t need special recipes for Hunt’s Tomato Sauce — you can simply add it to your own favorites.

For example, when you fry just plain hamburgers, brown one side, turn, and pour in a can of Hunt’s. When they’re done, the bubbling-hot sauce will be deliciously blended with the meat juices.

Fancy-Pants hamburgers - classic 50s burger recipe

Fancy-Pants hamburger recipe (1955)

1 pound chopped beef
2 tbsp. fat
4 slices sharp cheese
1 can Hunt’s tomato sauce

Season beef and form into 8 thin hamburger cakes. Place slices of cheese on four of the hamburger cakes. Cover them with the remaining four and pinch the edges together to enclose the cheese completely.

In a skillet, brown the cakes on one side in hot fat. Turn them and pour over them 1 can Hunt’s tomato sauce. Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, basting occasionally. Serve piping hot.

Makes 4 servings

Fancy-Pants hamburgers - vintage burger recipe


Hunt’s fancy-pants hamburgers recipe (1953)

This is perhaps the most popular recipe ever originated in the Hunt kitchens!

The reason? Juicy hamburger . . . melted cheese blended with the delicious flavor of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce. That’s the honest-to-goodness cooking sauce that’s all tomato-seasoned with spice and everything nice. Try this recipe and see!

1 pound chopped beef

Season beef and form into 8 thin hamburger cakes. Take:

4 slices sharp cheese

Place slices of cheese on four of the hamburger cakes. Cover them with the remaining four and pinch the edges together to enclose the cheese completely.

In a skillet, brown the cakes on one side in hot fat. Turn them over and pour over them:

1 can Hunt’s tomato sauce

Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, basting occasionally. Serve them piping hot with the delicious pan gravy — a wonderful treat for four people!

Delicious dollar-stretching recipe

You know, you can almost double the number of recipes you serve your family by simply adding a can or two of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce. How it does flavor up a dish! And it costs so little-only a few cents a can.

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Try Hunt’s Tomato Sauce in your stews, soups, casseroles, fish, meatloaf, spaghetti, gravies. Your grocer has it.

Hunt — for the best / Hunt Foods. Inc. Fullerton, California

Cheese-filled meatloaf (1964)

Hunt's fancy-pants Hamburgers (1953)

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