Burgers With Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa

Pineapple-jalapeno salsa on a beef burger
Christopher Baker
Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
15
minutes

Ingredients

1
cup
chopped fresh or canned pineapple (about 4 ounces)
1/2
jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
1
teaspoon
fresh lime juice
kosher salt and black pepper
1 1/4
pounds
ground chuck (85 percent lean or less)
4
hamburger buns

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, jalapeño, lime juice, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  2. Form the beef into four ½-inch-thick patties and season with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the patties (do not press or flatten), 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  4. Place the burgers on the buns and top with the pineapple salsa.
Kate Merker
May 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 152
  • Fat 17 g
  • Sat Fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 84 mg
  • Sodium 664 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Carbohydrate 26 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 87 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.