Hawaiian BBQ Burger


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My husband is the burger master. When we have it for dinner he is always the one preparing it. Yesterday I decided that I would make the burger. I used my husbands homemade BBQ sauce but if you have a sweet and spicy BBQ sauce that would be perfect but if not any BBQ sauce would work. Now the rule to a delicious juicy burger is to not overcook it. I have not fully mastered this rule yet... with anything I put on the grill. Although yesterday I finally didn't burn anything and nothing stuck to the grill. *Happy Dance* Now if only I can do that the rest of the time.




I make three burgers with a pound of meat but whatever you do will be fine. Just make sure that you have a pineapple ring for each burger. I used canned pineapple but if you have fresh on hand that would be delicious. I have a three burner grill so what I do is once the grill is hot I turn one burner off and bring the other two burners down to medium-low heat. I placed my burgers and pineapple over those burners.



  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp. Montreal steak seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Mrs. Dash southwest chipotle
  • 3 pineapple rings
  • 3 buns
  • BBQ sauce
  • 6 slices Cabot Vermont chipotle cheddar cheese



  1. Mix the meat with the seasonings. Form into patties and set aside.
  2. Cook burgers over medium low heat for 4 minutes with the lid closed, flip burgers. Add cheese on top of burgers and place pineapple on the grill. Grill for another 2 minutes and flip the pineapple. Close grill and cook an additional 2 minutes and take everything off grill.
  3. Assemble the burger with BBQ sauce and pineapple ring.

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Tuesday Tastes
Summer Grilling Recipe Swap

18 comments:

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

I LOVE grilled pineapple! We're actually grilling a pineapple tonight but with steaks. Yum, they look fantastic!

Kristen said...

The chipotle cheddar with the pineapple and bbq sauce sounds delightful. Great combo for a burger or chicken!!! I love grilling season.

Jasey said...

These look amazing! Thanks for the wonderful link to Tuesday Tastes!

Alisa said...

It looks really delicious!Love your recipes here. Hope you wont mind I'd love to guide Foodista readers to this post.Just add the foodista widget to the end of this post and it's all set, Thanks!

Inspired2cook said...

Sounds like a great burger!

Ann said...

YUM these look great! We will have to give them a try!

Angie said...

I never thought of putting pineapple on a burger! Lookin good!

Julie said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Love the burger recipe...YUM!

Megryansmom said...

I never thought of grilling a pineapple, thanks for that tasty tip! Happy Tuesday!

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Joanne said...

Grills are tricky...which is why i stick to my George Foreman haha. I love the hawaiian spin on this! Sounds super tasty.

Jasey said...

Thanks for linking such a YUMMO recipe to Tuesday Tastes! People's Choice Award polls are open, stop by and vote for your fav when you get a chance! http://crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com/2010/06/tuesday-tastes-peoples-choice-award-10.html

Happy Day,
Jasey @ Crazy Daisy

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

I just voted for your burgers on Crazy Daisy. I LOVE grilled pineapple!

missDDT said...

This looks really fattening. But it also looks soooo good! lol Thanks for the recipe :D

* Found you on NFF *

Betsy (zen-mama.com) said...

Yummy! We love everything Hawaiian! Glad to have found your blog! Happy Friendly Friday.
Fellow Foodie, Betsy

cabotcoop said...

This combination sounds delicious, and just in time for grilling season! Thanks from the farm families who own Cabot for using Cabot cheese!
~Jacquelyn

Jasey said...

I just announced you as a People's Choice winner! Congrats! Here's a link!

http://crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com/2010/06/peoples-choice-award-10.html

Happy Day,
Jasey @ Crazy Daisy

Family Balance Sheet said...

Thanks for participating and linking to my Summer Grilling Recipe Exchange. It is up again this week and if you have any more great grilling recipes I would love for you to join in again.

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