Pineapple Burgers with Bacon

Add a little variety to the typical hamburger with this surprising combination of delicious flavors.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”5 min” cook_time=”20 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=”1 burger”]

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced pineapple


  • 1/2 cup prepared barbecue sauce
  • 8 slices bacon



[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”25minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Prepare grill for indirect cooking.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large bowl, mix together hamburger meat and barbecue sauce. Season with salt and pepper. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Shape mixture into 4 large patties. Place a slice of pineapple on top of each. Crisscross 2 bacon strips around each burger, and secure with toothpicks. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Brush oil on grate. Place burgers on grill over medium low heat. Cook, covered, until the burger is cooked through. Turn often to avoid burning the bacon. [/step-item]


[nutrition-info calories=”946″ calories_fat=”” fat=”72.2 g” sat_fat=”” choles=”208 mg” sodium=”” carbs=”” sugars=”” protein=”” fiber=””]


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Originally Published in Reader's Digest