Grilled Stuffed Pizza Burgers

Grilled Stuffed Pizza Burgers

Two all-time favorite foods together in one terrific sandwich!

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

sandwiches

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
  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. 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. 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. To serve, place lettuce and patties in bottom halves of buns. Cover with top halves of buns.
Makes 6 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Spread pepperoni mixture within 1/2 inch of edge of patty. Top with second patty. Press edges well to seal.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 27g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 110mg;
  • Sodium 780mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 36g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.