Backyard Brick Oven Pizza Burgers
Food and Drink

Photo and recipe courtesy of McCormick,

Backyard Brick Oven Pizza Burgers

"Grill Mates® Backyard Brick Oven Seasoning adds spicy heat to burgers. Add pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese and toppings to make it a pizza burger."

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 12 minutes Serves: 6


1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese divided

1 tablespoon McCormick® Grill Mates® Backyard Brick Oven Seasoning

1/2 cup pizza sauce

6 ciabatta rolls

2 plum tomatoes each cut into 6 thin slices

Mix ground beef, 1/2 cup of the cheese and Seasoning in large bowl until well blended. Shape into 6 patties.

Grill burgers over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked through (internal temperature of 160°F). Top burgers with pizza sauce and remaining 1/2 cup cheese 1 minute before cooking is completed.

Serve burgers on rolls. Top with tomato slices and sprinkle with additional seasoning, if desired.

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