Island Burger

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  • 1 pound Laura’s 92% Lean Ground Beef or 96% Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped purple onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped and seeded jalapeno
  • 1 tablespoon pineapple juice
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • Whole wheat buns (optional)
  • Sliced fresh pineapple rings, grilled (optional)


Combine first 8 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Shape into 4 equal size burgers.

Coat the EGG cooking grid with cooking spray. Grill direct at 400°F / 204°C) 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Place patties in a large skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat; cook 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until done.

Makes 4 servings.

Serve with fruit salsa, grilled pineapple and/or basmati rice.

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Fruit Salsa Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup fresh chopped pineapple
  • 1/4 cup chopped mango
  • 1/4 cup diced purple onion
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons seeded and chopped jalapeño
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Fruit Salsa Instructions

Prep time: 15 minutes

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; chill and serve with Island Burgers.

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Nutritional Analysis Per Serving for Island Burger

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