Pizzeria Burgers Recipe
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Pizzeria Burgers Recipe

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As the mother of teenagers, I strive to find meals they like but that require little work on my part. I get many requests for these Italian-style hamburgers...I make them monthly. - Amy LaPointe, North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce, divided
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/4 pound Jones Dairy Farm All Natural Pork Sausage Roll
  • 6 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 6 sandwich rolls, split

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 532 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 1165mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein.


  1. Combine 1/2 cup pizza sauce, bread crumbs, oregano, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Crumble beef and sausage over mixture and mix well. Shape into six patties.
  2. Cook patties in a large skillet over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Top with remaining pizza sauce and cheese. Cover and cook 2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve on rolls. Yield: 6 servings.
Use bulk Italian sausage and provolone cheese instead of the pork sausage and mozzarella in Pizzeria Burgers.
Originally published as Pizzeria Burgers in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p93

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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AZHobbyFarm User ID: 7249985 107429
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2014

"Great recipe. The whole family enjoyed them."

kirbijo User ID: 3667086 107415
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2013

"I have a very picky husband and he LOVES this recipe. The first time I made it I ate it as is and he just had the patty with regular burger fixin's (no pizza sauce on top). I like it both ways. It is a regular on our menu at home now."

slpmgpkcp User ID: 1611383 34002
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"These were awesome. I used turkey burger instead of beef! Will be making this recipe again."

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