Pizza Burgers on Pita

Culinary Setting
Cooking Style
Turkey Burger Patty
Dish Type


4 tsp olive oil, DIVIDED

1/2 c onions, chopped

1 Large garlic clove, minced

1/2 lb tomatoes, seeded and chopped

3 tbsp herbs (basil, oregano, thyme, parsley), fresh, chopped (OR 1-1/2 tsp dried herbs)

Salt and pepper To Taste

4 (4-oz) TURKEY BURGERS, seasoned or unseasoned

4 Each pita loaves, 5 to 7-inch diameter

6 oz Mozzarella cheese, sliced

2 oz Parmesan cheese, grated



Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Sauté onions and garlic in oil until soft. Stir in tomatoes and herbs; remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Grill turkey patties, 4 inches from the heat source for 4-5 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

For each burger: brush both sides of pita loaves with remaining oil. Cover with 1 ounce sliced Mozzarella and 1/2 ounce Parmesan cheese. Place grilled turkey patty in center. Top with additional 1/2 ounce sliced Mozzarella and 1/4 to 1/3 cup tomato sauce.

Place on hot baking sheet; bake in preheated oven, until bread is crisp and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

580 Total Calories

27 g Total Fat

11 g Saturated Fat

130 g Cholesterol

1040 mg Sodium

40 g Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

43 g Protein