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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  • 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


  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:
Fat: 33g
Sodium: 600mg
Carbs: 43g
Fiber: 4g
Sugar: 13g
Protein: 33g

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