Sweet Hawaiian Mini Burgers
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Total Recipe Time: 35 to 40 minutes
Makes 4 servings
1 pound Ground Beef
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
4 canned pineapple slices, drained
12 Hawaiian sweet or small whole wheat dinner rolls, split
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1/4 cup pineapple preserves
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
|1.||Combine ground beef and Worcestershire sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into twelve 1/2-inch thick mini patties. Set aside.|
|2.||Combine sauce ingredients in small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.|
|3.||Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 9 to 11 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
|4.||Meanwhile brush pineapple slices with sauce and place on grid around patties. Grill pineapple 4 minutes, turning once and brushing with additional sauce. Remove pineapple, keep warm. Brush burgers with remaining sauce after turning. |
|5.||Cut each pineapple slice into thirds. Line bottom of each roll with lettuce, top with burger, then with pineapple piece. Close sandwiches.|
Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Nutrition information per serving, using 80% lean ground beef: 630 calories; 19 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 88 mg cholesterol; 702 mg sodium; 83 g carbohydrate; 2.5 g fiber; 32 g protein; 6.8 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 5.5 mg iron; 18.3 mcg selenium; 5.3 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and vitamin B6.
Nutrition information per serving, using 95% lean ground beef: 582 calories; 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat); 117 mg cholesterol; 807 mg sodium; 81 g carbohydrate; 4.6 g fiber; 33 g protein; 8.7 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 6.7 mg iron; 49.8 mcg selenium; 6.7 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber.