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Old 09-05-2010, 10:42 PM   #1
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The Pizza Burger. . .or Burger Pizza. BK Introduces 2500 Calorie Burger/Pizza

Burger King Introduces The 2,500 Calorie Pizza Burger | TheBlogIsMine Dot Com

For the discerning fastfood fan, it is a difficult question: pizza or burger? But a leading US burger chain has resolved the issue once and for all with the latest innovation.

Burger King is set to launch the Pizza Burger – a two-in-one dish that contains more than 2,500 calories and is four times the size of the chain’s Whoppers.
It is arranged like a pizza and placed on a nineand- a-half-inch sesame seed bun. Topped with pepperoni, mozzarella and Tuscan pesto and marinara sauce, it is even helpfully cut into six slices, so that the snack looks and feels like a pizza.

But gluttons beware: the Pizza Burger contains 144g of fat, 59g of which is saturated – the equivalent of 29 rashers of bacon. If that’s not enough to put you off, it contains 3,780 mg of salt – more than double the 1,600mg daily limit for adults.
To put the snack into context, it would take a four-hour jog to work it off and is equivalent to more than the entire daily calorie allowance for a man or a woman.
One of the chain’s oldf ashioned Whopper burgers seems almost healthy by comparison, delivering 670 calories and 40g of fat, 11g of which is saturated.



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Oh, deary me. Only for the dedicated sandwich lover, and only then maybe an annual thing! When I first read this title, I thought of a "Pizza" I used to make, and haven't for awhile. Instead of a bread crust, I made a sort of meatloaf mixture and pressed it into a pan, as thin as I could. Then proceeded to make a pizza from it -- a little tomato sauce, a sprinkling of parm and mozzerella, maybe ... well, you know, your favorite pizza toppings. I haven't done it in years, so don't remember the baking time. This is great if you have someone with carb problems. Gee, maybe I'll invite a few people over for it if this cool spell continues!
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I have seen stuff on the TV show Man vs. Food that look bigger than that as a hamburger.
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