Calypso Burgers

Serves 4

A little taste of island paradise in every bite.

Ingredients:

1 lb. ground beef
1/4 cup mango chutney
2 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
4 pineapple slices, fresh or canned, cut 1/2 inch thick
4 hamburger buns, split
4 slices Cheddar cheese

Directions:

  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. Bring grill to medium heat. Place patties in center, arrange pineapple slices around patties. Grill covered for 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Grill pineapple, covered, 8 minutes or until heated through. About 2 minutes before burgers are done, place buns, cut sides down and grill until lightly toasted. During last minute of grilling, top each burger with cheese.
  4. Place 1 burger patty and pineapple slice on bottom of each bun. Close sandwiches.