Aloha Burgers

“I love hamburgers and tropical fruit, so it just seemed natural for me to combine them. My family frequently requests this unique Hawaiian pineapple burger recipe. It’s a nice change of pace!” —Joi McKim-Jones, Waikoloa, Hawaii

Aloha Burgers
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Drain pineapple juice into a small bowl; add teriyaki sauce. Place 3 tablespoons in a resealable plastic bag. Add pineapple slices; toss to coat and set aside.
  2. Shape beef into four patties; place in an 8-in. square baking dish. Pour the remaining teriyaki sauce mixture over patties; marinate for 5-10 minutes, turning once.
  3. Remove burger patties from marinade; discard marinade. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-9 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender, about 5 minutes; set aside.
  4. Remove pineapple slices from marinade; discard marinade. Place pineapple on grill or under broiler to heat through. Layer bottom buns with lettuce and onion. Top with burgers, cheese, pineapple and bacon. Replace tops.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 burger: 513 calories, 25g fat (11g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 716mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fibre), 33g protein.