Do you love Pizza and Burgers? Well, I have a recipe for you that will make your taste buds scream with delight. This Pizza Burger Recipe is not only delicious but also offers the best of both worlds in one dish. Your kids are sure to love pizza burgers as much as mine do!
Pizza Burger Recipe
When you are wanting a tasty burger with a fun twist the whole family will love then you want to make this easy but super tasty pizza burger recipe. This is an easy cheeseburger recipe that my whole family loves when I make it.
For my house it is important that our burgers are juicy and flavorful. This pizza burger recipe has become a family favorite and the best part is that the recipe is super easy to make. I can have dinner that the whole family will love done quickly and easily. I am sure your whole family will love this recipe as much as mine does.
We love pizza in our house so I like to have fun with pizza flavors and create recipes that are pizza inspired. If you have pizza lovers in your house be sure to check out some of my other pizza inspired recipes.
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What is a Pizza Burger?
A Pizza Burger is a juicy flavorful burger with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and then topped with your favorite pizza toppings.
Pizza Burger Toppings
You can put any pizza toppings that you want to on these juicy pizza burgers. You can totally customize this pizza burger recipe to have your favorite pizza toppings, some of our go-to toppings are:
- black olives
Grilling Times for Burgers
These cook times are based on cooking 1 inch thick burgers on a grill.
Rare Burger: 125°F – 4 minutes of cook time.
Medium Rare Burger: 135°F – 5 minutes of cook time.
Medium Burgers: 145°F – 6-7 minutes of cook time.
Well Done Burger: 160°F – 7-8 minutes of cook time.
Tips for making this recipe
Use good meat. If you want the best burger then you want to use a good quality ground beef. You also want to make sure the meat is fresh to give you the best flavors.
Use homemade sauce. You can use homemade pizza sauce, homemade spaghetti sauce or homemade marinara sauce when you are making these burgers, either one will work. If you are wanting a short cut you can use jarred sauce, but I much prefer homemade sauces.
What to Serve with Pizza Burgers
There are so many great options for side dishes that go with burgers. When we make burgers we aim for healthy but also tasty side dishes and change them up all the time. There really is not a wrong side dish when you are making burgers for dinner. If I am wanting to make things more on the fun side I make homemade potato chips including salt and pepper potato chips and garlic parmesan potato chips.
When we make burgers I like to make cold side dishes like pasta salads and fresh salads because I make these burgers mainly in the summertime. If you are looking for other easy summer side dishes check out some of our favorites.
- Parmesan Garlic Sweet Potato Fries
- Classic Potato Salad
- Pasta salad with tuna
- Egg Salad Macaroni Salad
- Grilled Corn on the Cob
Can I make these ahead of time?
Yes! You can totally make the burger patties ahead of time and then grill them when you are ready to cook them. They will keep in an air-tight container in the fridge uncooked for 1-2 days.
Can I freeze Burgers?
If you want to make a bunch of burgers and have them in the freezer for easy dinners you can. Just make and shape the burgers. Wrap each one in plastic wrap and then place in a zip close freezer bag.
You can freeze cooked burger patties the same way and they will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Pizza Burger Ingredients
- Ground beef. You can also use ground turkey.
- Onion mushroom soup mix
- Grated Parmesan cheese
- Pasta sauce
- Mozzarella cheese slices
- Rolls. I like using burger buns, cibatta rolls, and kaiser rolls but you can use any of your favorite type of roll.
How to Make Pizza Burgers
In a medium bowl, gently mix beef, onion mushroom soup mix, oregano, and Parmesan cheese together.
Shape into four patties.
Grill over medium heat to your preferred doneness.
While burgers are cooking, heat the pasta sauce in a saucepan or the microwave for about 3-4 minutes.
When burgers are about 1-2 minutes from being cooked to the desired doneness, place a slice of mozzarella cheese on each.
Place the burgers on the rolls and top with the heated pasta sauce. Add additional toppings you want and top with the other part of the roll.
Pizza Burger Recipe
- In a medium bowl, gently mix beef, onion mushroom soup mix, oregano, and Parmesan cheese.
- Shape into four patties.
- Grill over medium heat to your preferred doneness.
- While burgers are cooking, heat the pasta sauce in a saucepan or the microwave for about 3-4 minutes.
- When burgers are about 1-2 minutes from being cooked to the desired doneness, place a slice of mozzarella cheese on each.
- Place the burgers on the rolls and top with the heated pasta sauce.
- Add additional toppings you want and top with the other part of the roll.