Runza Burgers

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by tuttifrutti1

A different take on a Nebraska original recipe. Quick and easy

Top Review by NELady

Great recipe - the filling tastes just like the traditional runzas I've had (and I live in Nebraska - I've eaten a lot of runzas, though this was the first time I've made them myself). I used a whole large onion instead of measuring out 1/2 cup, and used 6 celery stalks. Also, I used fresh minced garlic instead of garlic salt. I added salt to the mixture. I cooked everything together first, too (in a skillet on the stove). The crescent rolls gave the crust/bread a light, buttery flavor that I really enjoyed. All in all, I really liked this recipe and will make them again. Thank you for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 4 cups cabbage, chopped
  • 12 cup celery
  • 14 cup onion, chopped
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 (12 ounce) packages refrigerated crescent dinner rolls


  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Seperate rolls to make 8 squares.
  3. Put some meat mixture in each rolls.
  4. Then pull roll corners together and pinch shut.
  5. Bake 15 minutes or until brown according to instructions on crescent rolls.

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