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Old School Pizza Burgers

A Nostalgic Blend of Pizza and Burgers Imagine biting into a savory burger that’s infused with all the classic flavors of a pizza. Old School Pizza Burgers are a nostalgic treat that combines the best of both worlds, featuring seasoned ground beef patties topped with marinara sauce, gooey mozzarella cheese, and your favorite pizza toppings. This recipe takes you on a delicious trip down memory lane, offering a fun twist on traditional burgers.

Pizza-Inspired Magic

The star of these burgers is the pizza-inspired toppings, which add a burst of familiar and comforting flavors to the juicy beef patties.

Burger Bliss

This recipe pays homage to the beloved burger, ensuring each bite is a mouthwatering blend of beefy goodness and pizza indulgence.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize your Old School Pizza Burgers with these variations:

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  1. Pepperoni Passion: Add a layer of pepperoni slices for a classic pizza topping that’s full of flavor.
  2. Veggie Delight: Load up your burgers with sautéed mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, and black olives for a vegetarian twist.
  3. Spicy Kick: Top your burgers with sliced jalapeños or banana peppers for a hint of heat and zing.

Closing

Now that you’ve uncovered the secret to Old School Pizza Burgers, it’s time to savor the nostalgia of a pizza and burger fusion. Share these burgers with family and friends, create a custom pizza burger with your favorite toppings, or enjoy them as a delicious throwback to simpler times. Don’t forget to leave a review and share your creative burger toppings with us. Happy burger making!

Tips or Notes:

  • Use ground beef with a higher fat content (80/20 or 85/15) for juicier burgers.
  • Customize your burger toppings with your favorite pizza ingredients, such as sliced black olives, green peppers, onions, or even pineapple.
  • If you prefer a spicier burger, add crushed red pepper flakes to the marinara sauce or use spicy Italian sausage instead of ground beef.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use pre-made burger patties?

Yes, you can use pre-made burger patties for convenience. Simply season them with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning before cooking.

Can I make these burgers on the grill?

Yes, you can grill the burger patties to your desired doneness and then add the pizza toppings while they’re still on the grill.

Old School Pizza Burgers

Old School Pizza Burgers

Recipe by Alexandra
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Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Cook Mode

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Ingredients

  • For the Burger Patties:
  • 1 pound 1 (450g) ground beef

  • 1 teaspoon 1 Italian seasoning

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 4 4 hamburger buns

  • For the Pizza Toppings:
  • 1 cup 1 (240ml) marinara sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 (180g) shredded mozzarella cheese

  • Your favorite pizza toppings (e.g., pepperoni slices, sliced olives, sliced bell peppers)

Directions

  • For the Burger Patties:
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef and Italian seasoning. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Divide the seasoned beef into 4 equal portions and shape them into burger patties.
  • Heat a grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the burger patties for about 3-4 minutes per side for medium-rare to medium doneness. Adjust the cooking time to your preference.
  • While the burger patties are cooking, split the hamburger buns and lightly toast them on the grill or in a toaster.
  • For the Pizza Toppings:
  • When the burger patties are almost done, top each patty with a generous spoonful of marinara sauce.
  • Sprinkle a generous amount of shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
  • Add your favorite pizza toppings to each burger patty.
  • Cover the grill or skillet and let the burgers cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • To Assemble:
  • Place each pizza burger on a toasted hamburger bun.
  • Serve your Old School Pizza Burgers hot and savor the delightful fusion of pizza and burgers in every bite!

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