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Barbecue Pork Burgers

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Barbecue Pork Burgers
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4
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Add a tropical twist to your dinner with these grilled pork burgers that are layered with pineapple slices - ready in 25 minutes.
Updated Oct 29, 2010

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons microwave ready regular syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke, if desired
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 4 sesame seed burger buns, split
  • 1 (8-oz.) can pineapple slices, drained

Steps

  • 1
    GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In small bowl, combine barbecue sauce, syrup and liquid smoke; mix well.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, combine ground pork and 3 tablespoons of the barbecue sauce mixture; mix well. Shape mixture into 4 patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3
    When ready to grill, place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals; cover grill. Cook 10 to 12 minutes or until patties are no longer pink in center, turning once.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, place pineapple slices and buns, cut side down, on grill. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until buns are lightly toasted. Turn pineapple slices; cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Place patties and pineapple slices on bottom halves of buns; drizzle with remaining barbecue sauce mixture and cover with top halves of buns.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To broil patties, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once. Meanwhile, place pineapple slices and buns, cut side up, on broiler pan; broil 1 to 2 minutes or until buns are lightly toasted. Turn pineapple slices; broil an additional 1 to 2 minutes.
  • tip 2
    Liquid smoke gives foods a smoky flavor without adding fat or sodium. Look for it next to the barbecue sauce in the condiment section of the grocery store.
  • tip 3
    Keep a spray bottle filled with water near the grill to handle flare-ups.
  • tip 4
    Serve these barbecue burgers with corn on the cob, watermelon cubes and iced tea or lemonade.

Nutrition Information

400 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 24g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 13g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Burger
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
410mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
13g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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