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Pita Pizza Burgers
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Pita Pizza Burgers
Grilled beef patties baked on a pizza round with Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses and tomato sauce.
Yield: 24 servings
1. Sauté onions and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in tomatoes and herbs; remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.
Onions, chopped3 cups
Garlic, minced1 ounce
Olive oil1/4 cup
Tomatoes, seeded and diced2 quarts
Fresh chopped herbs1 1/3
Dried herbs3 tablespoons
Salt as needed
Ground black pepper as needed
2. Grill beef patties to desired doneness, turning once. Keep hot.
Ground Beef Patties, extra lean, 4-ounce patties (IMPS/NAMP 1136)24
3. For each serving: Brush both sides of 1 pita with oil. Top with 1 ounce mozzarella and 1/2 ounce parmesan cheeses. Place grilled beef patty on top of cheese. Top with additional mozzarella cheese and #12 dipper (1/3 cup) tomato sauce.

4. Place on pre-heated baking sheet; bake in 450°F oven 8 to 10 minutes or until bread is crisp and cheese is melted.

NOTE: Focaccia squares or individual Boboli may be substituted for pita loaves.
Pita pocket loaves (5 to 7-inch diameter)24
Olive oil1/4 cup
Mozzarella cheese, shredded2 1/4 pounds
Parmesan cheese, grated12 ounces

Nutrition information per serving: 562 calories; 24 g fat(10 g saturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat); 100 mg cholesterol; 875 mg sodium; 41 g carbohydrate; 2.6 g fiber; 45 g protein; 17.1 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 3.4 mg vitamin B12; 4.7 mg iron; 44.5 mg selenium; 8.0 mg zinc; 95.5 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and choline
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