Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

Progresso® bread crumbs provide a simple addition to these grilled pepperoni and ground beef burgers flavored with pimiento-stuffed green olives and pizza sauce – a scrumptious dinner.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/2
cup finely chopped pepperoni
1/4
cup chopped pimiento-stuffed green olives
1/3
cup Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1
egg, slightly beaten
1
(8-oz.) can pizza sauce
5
burger buns, split
5
slices provolone cheese (about 8 oz.), quartered
  • 1 Heat grill. In large bowl, combine ground beef, pepperoni, olives, bread crumbs, egg and 1/4 cup of the pizza sauce; mix well. Shape mixture into 5 patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 13 to 15 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, turning once.
  • 3 To toast buns, place cut sides down on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time. Top each patty with cheese pieces; cook just until melted.
  • 4 Meanwhile, heat remaining pizza sauce in small saucepan over medium heat. Spread sauce on cut sides of toasted buns. Serve cheese-topped patties in buns.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    590
    (
    Calories from Fat
    320),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    35g
    35%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    140mg
    140%;
    Sodium
    1490mg
    1490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    36g
    36%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    45%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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