Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

To broil patties, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning patties once and placing buns on pan during last 1 to 2 minutes of broiling time. Top each patty with cheese pieces; broil just until melted.

These juicy burgers have the great taste of pizza tucked inside a neat-to-eat sandwich.

Serve shoestring potatoes and beans salad with these burgers. For dessert, combine cubes of cantaloupe, a little honey and orange juice in a blender container. Cover; blend until smooth. Serve over vanilla ice cream.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
590
Calories from Fat
320
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
16g
80%
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Sodium
1490mg
62%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
9g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
20%
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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