Caribbean Turkey Burgers with Honey Pineapple Chutney



1 Ripe fresh pineapple, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices

1 Large sweet onion, peeled and sliced 1/2-inch thick

1-1/2 tbsp vegetable oil

1/3 c honey

1/4 c red wine vinegar

1 tbsp grated orange peel

1 tbsp peeled and grated fresh ginger root

1/4 tsp ground allspice

1/4 c red bell pepper, seeded and minced

1-1/4 lbs GROUND TURKEY, extra lean

1/2 c Honey Pineapple Chutney

1-1/2 tsp Jamaican jerk seasoning

2 tsp vegetable oil

4 Hawaiian sweet sandwich rolls or potato burger buns, split and toasted

As needed butter lettuce leaves, washed, drained and chilled




1. Brush pineapple and onion slices with 1-1/2 tablespoons oil.

2. Using the direct grill method, grill for about 5 minutes per side over medium-high heat or until lightly charred; remove and let cool slightly. Discard tough pineapple core.

3. Finely chop pineapple and onion and place in a medium saucepan with honey, vinegar, orange peel, ginger and allspice; stir well.

4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered for 45 minutes. Add minced bell pepper and cook for 10 minutes more; let cool.


1. In a medium bowl, stir together the ground turkey, 1/2 cup honey pineapple chutney, jerk seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.

2. Shape into 4 large flat patties and brush each with 1/2 teaspoon oil.

3. Using the direct grill method, grill burgers over medium coals for 5 to 8 minutes per side or until cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

4. Serve on toasted buns lined with lettuce leaves. Place a heaping spoonful of chutney on top of each burger.



Nutrition Facts

530 Total Calories

19 g Total Fat

3 g Saturated Fat

85 g Cholesterol

400 mg Sodium

62 g Total Carbohydrates

4 g Dietary Fiber

39 g Sugars

33 g Protein

15 % Daily Protein

110 % Daily Vitamin C

8 % Daily Calcium

25 % Daily Iron