Grilled Stuffed Pizza Burgers

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings

Ingredients

2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup chopped pepperoni (about 1 oz)
2
tablespoons sliced ripe olives
1/2
cup pizza sauce
6
slices (3/4 oz each) mozzarella cheese, cut in half diagonally
6
burger buns, split, toasted
6
leaves lettuce

Directions

  1. 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix ground beef and salt. Shape mixture into 12 thin patties, each about 4 inches in diameter.
  2. 2 In small bowl, mix pepperoni, olives and 1/3 cup of the pizza sauce. Spoon rounded tablespoon pepperoni mixture onto center of 6 patties; spread slightly. Top with remaining patties; press edges together firmly to seal.
  3. 3 Place patties on grill; cover grill. Cook with medium heat 8 to 12 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F (avoid inserting in filling). During last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time, top each patty with cheese and rounded teaspoon of remaining pizza sauce, and place buns, cut side down, on grill; cook until cheese is melted and buns are lightly toasted.
  4. 4 To serve, place lettuce and patties in bottom halves of buns. Cover with top halves of buns.

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