Pork And Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
10 minutes
Makes:
4 servings
Source

Cooking Connection

Ingredients

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,

*mayonnaise, optional,

Directions

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.

Nutritional Information

No Nutritional Information Available

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