Welcome! I am a mom to two wonderful kids and one lazy dog, and a wife to a great husband. Needless to say, there are a lot of daily messes to clean up around our house. Daily Messes is my blog to share ideas on things to do with your kids, snack and meal ideas, crafts, and holiday fun. I hope you find something to enjoy!

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Turkey Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

It's another food post! I had been in such a rut when it came to making new foods and dinner had gotten so boring, that I started trying new things again. Some of them were not well received by the food critics here at the Daily Messes household, but others were a big hit. The Pepperoni Pizza Burgers turned out to be a huge success!

You will need:
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons marinara sauce
  • 1-2 Green Bell Peppers, cut in half and seeds removed
  • 1/4 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Mozzarella cheese, slices or shredded (slices are a little easier to use on the grill)
  • 12-16 slices of pepperoni (I usually use 3-4 per burger)
  • Hamburger buns



Directions:

1. Combine turkey, Italian seasoning, black pepper, garlic powder, and marinara sauce in a bowl. Mix together until well combined. Form 4 patties (they will be wet and a little smooshy).
2. Heat the grill.
3. Place burgers and pepper slices (outside of pepper face down) on grill. Grill burgers about 4 minutes each side. Grill peppers until outside has become slightly blackened in spots.
4. Turn off the grill.
5. Place cheese on top of burgers, add pepperoni slices. Close lid and let cheese melt for 1-2 minutes.
6. Bring peppers inside and cut into slices (usually I use 3 slices per burger).
7. Bring in burgers and place peppers on top.
8. Place on a bun and enjoy!

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