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Grilled Stuffed Pizza Burgers

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Grilled Stuffed Pizza Burgers
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6
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Two all-time favorite foods together in one terrific sandwich!
Updated Apr 29, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Spread pepperoni mixture within 1/2 inch of edge of patty. Top with second patty. Press edges well to seal.

Nutrition

470 Calories, 27g Total Fat, 36g Protein, 21g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
240
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
110mg
36%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Potassium
440mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
3g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
25%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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