Thursday, August 4, 2011

Pizza Burgers

I made these a little while ago for the first time. Found them at Plain Chicken. As you can see from her photo, she toasted or grilled her buns. Oh, so smart! Since I didn't, the marinara sauce soaked into the bun and it was a bit soggy. I didn't use any veggies in the patty this time, but will next time, along with pineapples, one of our favorite pizza toppings at our house. My kids didn't even know there was pepperoni in the patty until I mentioned it. Have you tried any burgers like this before?
Pizza Burgers
1 lb. ground chuck
1/3 c. chopped pepperoni
3 T. pizza sauce
1 1/2 t. Italian Seasoning
1 egg
3 Mozzarella cheese slices
Warm pizza sauce
3 hamburger buns

In a mixing bowl, combine the hamburger, pepperoni, Italian Seasoning, egg and pizza sauce. Use your hands or a wooden spoon to mix thoroughly. Divide the meat into three equal portions and gently form them into patties. Grill or broil to desired doneness. Top burgers with mozzarella cheese and pizza sauce.


  1. Mmm. I do one called Italian Burgers. Probably about the same. Make burgers. Saute green and red bell peppers with an onion, garlic, fennel seed, and whatever else for Italian seasonings.Pour Spaghetti sauce in the veggies to heat up. Serve sauce over burgers. We usually have garlic bread on the side instead of buns, which get way too soggy. :)

  2. I could see my crew going crazy over these!

  3. Sounds really good...never thought about it before though. I would have to substitute something for the pepperoni since Adam is against it. I think the garlic bread on the side sounds liek the way to go.


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