Papas Pizza Burgers

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1 whole onion cleaned and cut in 1/4 inch slices
1 green bell peper cut in 1/4 inch rings
1 Portabella mushroom with gills removed
Colavita olive oil
1 tablespoon italian seasoning mix
2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 jar pre made roasted garlic maranara
1 small bag mozzarella cheese
Burger patties:
1 lb ground chuck
1/2 lb ground sirloin
6 slices sandwich style peperoni cut into small pices
2 mild italian sausage links
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon pepper
3 whole eggs
1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
to finish the burger:
2 premade pizza crust
1/8 cup Colavita olive oil
1/4 tablespoon fresh minced garlic



First pre heat grill on medium high. second take the seasoning mix, garlic, and oil, mix in a bowl. Take all of the veggies and brush with mixture. grill 6-10 min until soft and has caramalized. When done set aside to cool. To make the patties take all burger patty ingridents and mix do not over mix or the meat will be to compact. Divide the meat into 12 equal balls form patties, cover and set back in the fridge. Make sure to wash your hands. When the veggies cool cut into 1/4 inch pieces, or small enough to fit in side the patties. Get patties, veggie mixture, motzarella cheese, and maranara. Lay one patty down place a small amount of veggie mixture on, then a spoonful of maranara, and a light layer of cheese. Top with another meat patty and seal the edges. Repeat this 5 more times. Grill the patties for 8- 10 min on one side. Flip only once and grill 8- 10 more min on this side. Remember not to press down on the burger or it will lose juices that keep it moist. While burgers are cooking cut out 12 circles from the pizza crust, mix last of the oil and garlic, brush on mix and grill until warm. to finish place one crust on a plate and spread some maranara on it, place burger on top and top with cheese and another pizza crust. Repeat 5 more times and enjoy.