• 1/3 cup chopped fresh onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped mushroom
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 10 slices turkey pepperoni
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 lb lean ground beef or 1 lb ground turkey
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns , split
  • 4 slices provolone cheese or 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 4 tablespoons pizza sauce
  • 1 In a food processor, combine the vegetables, olives, pepperoni, tomato paste, and seasonings. Cover and pulse just until blended.
  • 2 Transfer to a large bowl, stir in bread crumbs. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • 3 Shape into 4 patties.
  • 4 Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes over medium heat on each side, or until meat thermometer reads 160 degrees and juices run clear. Serve pm buns with the cheese and pizza sauce. Add extra toppings as desired.