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Johnny Carino's Crispy Pepperoni Burger

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“Half-pound Black Angus patty on a soft artisan bun, topped with mozzarella, Parmesan, San Marzano tomatoes and fried pepperoni. ***This is a per patty recipe.”

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  1. Work area and utensils should be clean and sanitary.
  2. Season the hamburger patty with salt and pepper on both sides. To a clean, hot and oiled grill, add the burger patty and begin to grill. Cook to medium doneness (135 to 145 Degrees F) or desired temperature while flipping several times.
  3. While burger is cooking, brush insides of hamburger bun with garlic butter and toast cut sides on the grill.
  4. After final flip of burger, top patty with mozzarella and Parmesan to let melt.
  5. Place bottom of bun (cut side up) on plate and top with patty (that already includes melted mozzarella and Parmesan), San Marzano tomatoes, fried pepperoni and shredded Parmesan.
  6. Cover with top side of bun (slightly off center to show toppings on bun).

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