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Pork Burgers with Grilled Pineapple & Peppers Recipe
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Pork Burgers with Grilled Pineapple & Peppers Recipe

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I had ground pork and fresh pineapple, so I made burgers. My hubby loves them in grilling season. We serve them with slaw and roasted potato wedges. —Hope Wasylenki, Gahanna, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot
  • Dash ground allspice
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 fresh pineapple slices (about 1/4 inch thick)
  • 4 green pepper rings, thinly sliced
  • 4 Hawaiian sweet rolls, split
  • 2 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves, halved

Nutritional Facts

2 sliders: 515 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 899mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix mustard, honey and teriyaki sauce.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pork, onions, ginger, allspice and pepper, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/4-in.-thick patties.
  3. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  4. Meanwhile, brush pineapple slices with 1 tablespoon mustard mixture. Grill 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Grill pepper rings 1-2 minutes on each side or until crisp-tender. Cut pineapple and pepper slices in half. Grill rolls, cut side down, for 30-60 seconds or until toasted.
  5. Serve burgers on rolls with lettuce, pineapple slices, pepper rings and remaining mustard mixture. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pork Burgers with Grilled Pineapple & Peppers in Taste of Home April/May 2016, p64

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.


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lshaw@scsk12.org User ID: 6993142 256418
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2016

"Family enjoyed these as a something-different kind of burger than the typical beef offering. I also used a different bun--I thought the pineapple slices would add enough sweet to the burger without also using a sweet Hawaiian-type bun, so I chose large Telera rolls (similar to a Kaiser roll) and I would use these again. My grocery had totally run out of ground pork the day I shopped (sigh), so I substituted ground mixed turkey. This actually worked well with the other ingredients, so I was pleased with the overall results. Served with the "Picnic Cole Slaw" found on this site, which we loved, AND it uses bacon, so I got my pork that night anyway--LOL! Will do again."

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wagginmaster User ID: 6722480 247189
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2016

"Taste alternative to beef burgers. i will use a different bun next time. The Hawaiian sweet rolls I found ended up a bit small for the burgers. The mustard mix had great tangy flavor. Will do this again."

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