- Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper
- towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
- Grill patties, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat
- for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads
- 160° and juices run clear.
- Grill buns, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Serve
- burgers on buns with spinach, remaining pineapple, bacon and
- jalapeno peppers if desired.
- Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: If miniature whole wheat buns are not available in your area, you can also use whole wheat hot dog buns cut into thirds.
Nutrition Facts: 3 sliders (calculated without peppers) equals 350 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 444 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.