Pepperoni Pizza Burgers


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound uncooked lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1-1/2 ounces Parmesan cheese, thinly sliced
  • 4 leaves basil
  • 1 ounce thinly sliced pepperoni


  1. Coat a large griddle, outdoor grill rack, or stovetop grill pan with cooking spray; preheat to medium-high.
  2. In a large bowl, combine beef, salt, garlic powder, oregano, and crushed red pepper; divide mixture into four balls and then gently press each one into a 4-inch patty.
  3. Place sliced tomatoes on grill; cook until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes per side. Remove from grill; set aside.
  4. Off heat, recoat griddle or grill pan with cooking spray. Place burgers on hot griddle or grill; cook 5 minutes per side for medium. Sprinkle each burger with 1/4 of the cheese about 2 minutes before fully finished cooking on second side; cook until cheese melts.
  5. Serve each burger on a toasted bun, topped with 1 basil leave and 1/4 ounce pepperoni.
Yields 1 burger per serving.
Recipe from the kitchen of Weight Watchers. 8 Points Plus Weight Watchers points per serving.


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