Calypso Beef Burgers

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Ingredients
Total Recipe Time:  25 to 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings


1 pound Ground Beef
1/4 cup mango chutney
2 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
4 fresh or canned pineapple slices, cut 1/2 inch thick
4 Kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split
4 slices sharp Cheddar cheese
Instructions
1.Combine Ground Beef, chutney and jerk seasoning in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
2.Place patties in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange pineapple slices around patties. Grill, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. Grill pineapple, uncovered, 8 minutes or until heated through. (Gas grilling times remain the same.) About 2 minutes before burgers are done, place rolls, cut sides down, on grid. Grill until lightly toasted. During last minute of grilling, top each burger with cheese.
3.Place 1 burger and pineapple slice on bottom of each bun. Close sandwiches.


Cook's Tip:  Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

Cook's Tip:  If fruit chunks in chutney are large, use kitchen shears to snip them into smaller pieces.

Cook's Tip:  If using 95% lean Ground Beef, add 1/4 cup soft bread crumbs and 1 egg white to ingredients in step 1.

Nutritional Information
Nutrition information per serving, using 80% lean ground beef: 553 calories; 27 g fat(11 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 101 mg cholesterol; 865 mg sodium; 44 g carbohydrate; 2.1 g fiber; 32 g protein; 6.9 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 4.5 mg iron; 40.6 mcg selenium; 5.9 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc.


Nutrition information per serving, using 95% lean ground beef: 480 calories; 18 g fat(8 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 88 mg cholesterol; 890 mg sodium; 46 g carbohydrate; 2.2 g fiber; 34 g protein; 7.8 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg vitamin B12; 4.9 mg iron; 42.9 mcg selenium; 6.1 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc.
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