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Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

9
9
9
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
29 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
14 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Two popular fast foods merge to make one fantastic burger. Enjoy with an arugula and roasted red pepper salad on the side.

Ingredients

uncooked 93% lean ground beef

450 gm

kosher salt

1 tsp

garlic powder

1 tsp

dried oregano

1 tsp

red pepper flakes

1 tsp, optional

plum tomato(es)

2 medium, sliced 1.25-cm (¼-in) thick

parmesan cheese

1½ oz, thinly sliced

light hamburger roll(s) or bun(s)

4 item(s), toasted

pepperoni

1 oz, thinly sliced

basil

4 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Coat a large griddle, outdoor grill rack or stovetop grill pan with cooking spray; preheat to medium-high.
  2. In a large bowl, combine beef, salt, garlic powder, oregano and crushed red pepper; divide mixture into four balls and then gently press each one into a 10-cm (4-in) patty.
  3. Place sliced tomatoes on grill; cook until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes per side. Remove from grill; set aside.
  4. Off heat, recoat griddle or grill pan with cooking spray. Place burgers on hot griddle or grill; cook 5 minutes per side for medium (or to desired degree of doneness). Sprinkle each burger with a quarter of the cheese about 2 minutes before fully finished cooking on second side; cook until cheese melts.
  5. Serve each burger on a toasted bun, topped with 1 basil leaf and 7 g (¼ oz) pepperoni.

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