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Mini Hawaiian Burgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

12 servings

These are excellent burgers for a backyard gathering! I came up with the dish while trying to find something new that my husband would enjoy. He had no idea they were turkey burgers, and now he asks for them all the time! —Kathleen Manasian, Whitmore Lake, Michigan
Mini Hawaiian Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 pound uncooked chorizo or bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 12 Hawaiian sweet rolls, split
  • 6 lettuce leaves, cut in half
  • 12 slices tomato

Directions

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. In a large bowl, combine pineapple, green onion, Worcestershire sauce and seasonings. Add turkey and chorizo; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  2. Place on a broiler pan. Broil burgers 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix ketchup and reserved pineapple juice. Serve burgers on rolls with lettuce, tomato and ketchup mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 burger: 277 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 625mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein.

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