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Hawaiian-Style Burgers

Hawaiian-Style Burgers

Crunchy grilled bell pepper rings and sweet pineapple slices add some tropical flair to a plate of easy grilled burgers: if you’re getting a little tired of the same-old ketchup/mustard/pickle routine, you’ve got to try this one. Instead of the typical beef or turkey patties, this one uses a beef/pork mixture for an extra-juicy burger and a slightly different take; together with the sweet toppings, the effect is delicious.

To make the burgers, you could just as easily use 1 ½ lbs of ground pork with no beef – it just depends on what flavor you like. And if you don’t have any ham, there’s always a homemade fix for that!

These burgers are perfect for a cookout where you might be wondering what to do without a bun – the big pile of toppings gives you a great presentation and looks so good on top of the burger that any thoughts of missing bread fade into the background. Add some condiments – spicy mayo or fresh guacamole would be perfect – and maybe a simple fresh salad for an easy meal that you’ll be dying to sink your teeth into.

Hawaiian-Style Burgers Recipe

Servings SERVES: 4Preparation time PREP: 15 min.Cooking time COOK: 15 min.

Notice

Protein: 48g / %

Carbs: 20g / %

Fat: 24g / %

Values are per portion. These are for information only & are not meant to be exact calculations.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • ½ lb. ground beef
  • 8 slices of ham
  • 1 pineapple, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, roasted and sliced
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Hawaiian Style Burger preparation

Preparation

  1. Preheat your grill to a high heat.
  2. In bowl, combine the ground beef and ground pork, and season to taste.
  3. Shape the meat into patties.
  4. Grill the patties on the preheated grill for 4 to 5 minutes per sides.
  5. Toss the pineapple and ham on the grill, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  6. Assemble the burgers by layering pineapple, patty, ham, and bell pepper.