1poundLean Ground Pork,
2/3cupchopped pepperoni (about 3 ounces),
1/2cupItalian-style dry bread crumbs,
1/2cuppizza or pasta sauce,
1/2teaspoondried oregano leaves,
1eachripe medium tomato,
4eachslices mozzarella cheese,
4eachhamburger buns or Kaiser rolls,
1Heat charcoal 30 minutes until covered with a light layer of gray ash or heat gas grill on High 10 minutes with lid closed.
2Chop pepperoni. Blend pepperoni, ground pork, bread crumbs, pizza sauce and oregano leaves in a medium bowl. Shape mixture into four 1/2 –inch thick burgers.
3Thinly slice tomato and set aside.
4Grill burgers 4 inches above Medium heat (375 degrees F grill surface temperature). Hold palm just above grate. If heat causes you to pull away in 4 seconds, heat is ideal. Cook 5 minutes per side.
5Top each patty with a slice of cheese after turning.
6Remove burgers from heat when a meat thermometer inserted horizontally into the center of the burger reads 160 degrees F.
7Spread bun with mayonnaise, if desired. Top with burger and sliced tomato.
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