Personal Portobello Pizza’s – Another Use for Leftover Spaghetti Sauce

Yesterday while I was working on my post for Loose Pepperoni Pizza Burgers I started thinking about the different meals I use leftover spaghetti sauce for. In going through my list of recipes that I have been collecting to do blog posts for, I came across at least four additional recipes that use leftover spaghetti sauce. Today I’m going to share another one of the families favorites – Personal Portobello Pizza.

I made this for the first time in May of last year and it was an immediate hit.I’m not sure whether you would consider this an appetizer, a side dish, or a main course. Actually I think it could be considered all of the above. When I served it, it was as a side dish/appetizer. Being that this is very rich, I’m not sure if as the sole main course it could hold its own, but if you were to have something else with it I think it would work out fine. Continue reading


Loose Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

One of my favorite things to have in the refrigerator is leftover spaghetti sauce. I don’t know about you, but when I make homemade spaghetti sauce, I make a large pot. I figure if I’m going to go to the trouble of making it, why not make a lot of it. It doesn’t take any more time to make eight quarts than it does to make two.

Besides the obvious of using leftover sauce to serve spaghetti more than once or freezing the sauce for when you don’t have the time to make homemade sauce and jarred is just not going to cut it, I like to use it for various sandwich-style meals. One such option would be pizza burgers. Continue reading