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Grilled Asian Burgers with Onion and Pineapple

4
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
27 min
Prep
18 min
Cook
9 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Grilled pineapple adds the perfect sweet counterpoint to these slightly salty burgers. We serve them bunless but you can turn them into sandwiches as well.

Ingredients

Uncooked 93% lean ground beef

1 pound(s)

Uncooked scallion(s)

¼ cup(s), sliced

Teriyaki sauce

3 tbsp(s)

Ginger root

1 tbsp(s), freshly grated

Minced garlic

2 tsp(s)

Pineapple

4 slice(s), four 1/2-inch-thick rings

Uncooked vidalia onion(s)

½ medium, or other sweet onion, cut into four 1/4-inch-thick rounds

Cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Cilantro

¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine beef, scallions, teriyaki sauce, ginger and garlic until thoroughly mixed; form into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.
  3. Lightly coat burgers, pineapple and onion with cooking spray; place on grill. (Make sure to spray them away from heat.)
  4. Grill pineapple, turning once until lightly charred, about 4 minutes; remove from grill. Grill burgers and onions, turning once, until burgers are desired degree of doneness and onions are lightly charred and tender, about 7 to 9 minutes.
  5. To serve, place 1 burger on each of 4 plates. Top each with 1 slice of onion (separated into rings) and 1 slice of pineapple; sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon of cilantro. Yields 1 burger per serving.