Pineapple Pork Burgers

Five ingredients and 20 minutes are all you need to serve up these mouthwatering pork burgers! A slice of grilled pineapple adds a tropical touch.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb ground pork
2
tablespoons dry applewood rub seasoning
1
can (8 oz) pineapple slices in juice, drained and 2 tablespoons juice reserved
4
onion or plain hamburger buns, split
4
leaves lettuce
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix pork, seasoning and 2 tablespoons reserved pineapple juice. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 6 to 7 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. During last 4 minutes of cooking time, add pineapple slices to grill, turning once.
  • 3 On bun bottoms, place lettuce, burger and pineapple slice. Cover with bun tops.

Expert Tips

Substitute other rub flavors for the applewood.

Grill a few extra pineapple slices, and save in refrigerator to add to chicken salad another time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Burger
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.