Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

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Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins

We buy sun-dried tomato paste in a tube, like toothpaste. If you can't find it, substitute any tomato paste or sun-dried tomato spread.

Ingredients

1pound lean ground beef
16slices (about 1 ounce) pepperoni, chopped
2tablespoons sun-dried tomato paste
1/4cup chopped fresh basil
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
4slices provolone or part-skim mozzarella cheese
4 hamburger buns

Instructions

  1. Combine beef, pepperoni, tomato paste, basil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Shape into 4 burgers and grill, broil or pan-fry until cooked through. About 1 minute before removing from heat, place a slice of cheese on each burger. Place burgers on buns and serve.

Recipe by Jean Kressy.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 12.42
  • Calories 370
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 19g
  • Cholesterol 115mg
  • Sodium 1010mg
  • Potassium 440mg
  • Carbohydrate 24g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 30g
  • Trans Fat 2g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 4%
  • Calcium 30%
  • Iron 20%
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