1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 pound lean ground beef or ground round
1 egg, beaten
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
40 miniature rolls, split
8 ounces process American cheese slices, cut into 1 1/2 inch squares, optional
40 dill pickle slices, optional
In a skillet, saute onion in butter. Transfer to a bowl; add meat, egg and seasonings. Spread over bottom halves of the rolls; replace tops. Place on baking sheets; cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. If desired, place a cheese slice and pickle on each hamburger; replace tops and foil and return to the oven for 5 minutes.
Makes 40 appetizers.