Caribbean Pork Burgers

Caribbean Pork Burgers

Add Caribbean flavors to your dinner table with these hearty grilled pork burgers – a wonderful meal ready in 40 minutes.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

sandwiches

1
lb lean ground pork
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon ground allspice
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
8
slices French bread, 3/4 inch thick
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except onion, bread and oil. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  2. Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 18 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center. For last 8 to 10 minutes of cooking, add onion slices; cook, turning once, until golden brown. Brush both sides of bread slices with oil. Add bread to grill for last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking; cook, turning once, until golden brown.
  3. Serve burgers and onion between bread slices.
Makes 4 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success Hint
These zesty burgers pack a spicy punch, pleasantly cooled by the lime peel. When grating the lime, do not include the white membrane--it adds a bitter taste.
Substitution
If you don't have ground pork on hand, you can substitute ground beef.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 385
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.