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Calypso Beef Burgers

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 20 min.
Jerk seasoning and mango chutney put a Caribbean twist on your average burger.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb 95% lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup mango chutney
  • 2 tsp Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 4 fresh or canned pineapple slices, cut 1/2 inch thick
  • 4 Kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices sharp Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Combine ground beef, chutney and jerk seasoning in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
  • Place patties in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange pineapple slices around patties. Grill patties, uncovered, 11 to 13 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 8 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. Grill pineapple, uncovered, 8 minutes or until heated through. (Gas grilling times remain the same.) About 2 minutes before burgers are done, place rolls, cut sides down, on grid. Grill until lightly toasted. During last minute of grilling, top each burger with cheese.
  • Place 1 burger and pineapple slice on bottom of each bun. Close sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 480
  Calories from Fat 161 (34%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(40%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(29%)Cholesterol 88mg
(37%)Sodium 890mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 46g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(68%)Protein 34g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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