Great Tailgate Burger Recipes from Hy-Vee

Great Tailgate Burger Recipes from Hy-Vee

Our friends at Hy-Vee want to make your tailgate experience this fall, whether at home or at Arrowhead, a great one with tasty, easy recipes that everyone can enjoy! In this week’s episode, Cory Anderson from the Zone (Weekdays 10 am to 2 pm on Sports Radio 810) talks burgers with Chef Mark, from HyVee who shows us how to spice up our boring burgers with a new recipe…Pizza Burgers! All of the ingredients you need are available at your local Hy-Vee. See the recipe below:

Ingredients (6 servings):

  • 1.5 LB ground chuck
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp onion salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 6 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 12 oz marinara sauce
  • 18 slices pepperoni, sliced (place 3 on burger in a triangle)
  • 12 fresh basil leaves (place 2 leaves each, on burger)


  • Combine ground chuck, 1 tsp Italian Seasoning, 1 tsp Onion Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Weigh out 4 oz burgers and pat into patty form, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before grilling
  • Grill over medium-high heat until burger is cooked according to desired doneness
  • Place burger on bun and top with mozzarella cheese
  • Top with 2 oz marinara sauce, 3 slices of pepperoni, 2 basil leave and finish with top of bun
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!