Tropical Tequila Burgers Recipe

Top your burgers with cheese – and tequila, and pineapple and pico for a whole new sensation.
  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 18 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 12 minutes
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  • Servings: 6

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ingredients

  • 1½ pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, well drained
  • ½ cup refrigerated fresh pico de gallo
  • 6 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 6 onion hamburger buns, toasted
  • Lettuce, tomato slices

cooking methods

  • Grill

directions

  1. In large bowl, combine first 2 ingredients; salt and pepper as desired. Form into 6 patties; set aside.
  2. In medium bowl, combine avocado, pineapple, pico de gallo and 1 tablespoon Tropical Tequila Sauce; salt and pepper as desired. Roughly mash to desired consistency. Set aside.
  3. Prepare grill to medium heat. Place patties on grill. Grill, turning occasionally, until internal temperature reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer, about 8-10 minutes. Brush with remaining ¼ cup Tropical Tequila Sauce the last 1-2 minutes of cooking. Top with cheese.
  4. Place lettuce, tomatoes and burgers on buns. Top with pineapple guacamole.
Serve with Simply Grilled Zucchini.

Wine Pairing: Pinot Grigio.

Note: Pico de gallo is a combination of diced tomatoes, onions, cilantro and jalapeño pepper and can be found in the produce department.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories:
 600
Fat: 33g
Sodium: 600mg
Carbs: 43g
Fiber: 4g
Sugar: 13g
Protein: 33g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best tasting burger Loved this burger and it was a hit with my family and friends. Everyone said they loved how the sauce gave the burger a sweet and tangy taste. I personally don't like avocado at all but loved it mixed with Pico De Gallo to make the pineapple guacamole. Had to make these again for dinner the next day.
Date published: 2018-03-17
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