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A simple, four-ingredient sauce elevates this burger from pretty good to perfect. After eating this burger, you'll dream of luaus.

Cat Cora
Recipe by Health June 2009


Credit: Quentin Bacon

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20 mins
20 mins
40 mins
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger and 1/4 cup sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • For sauce, combine all ingredients in saucepan. Cook, stirring over moderate heat until sauce boils; simmer 10 minutes.

  • Preheat grill.

  • For burgers, mix ground turkey, breadcrumbs, onion, cayenne, sugar, and 1/3 cup sauce in a bowl until just combined. Form into 4 (1-inch) patties.

  • Brush burgers with oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat, turning once, about 6 minutes per side. Baste with sauce, and grill 2 minutes more; transfer to plate. If desired, grill pineapple slices 2 minutes per side; transfer to plate.

  • Place burgers on rolls, and spoon on remaining Pineapple-Papaya Sauce. Top with pineapple slice (if desired), lettuce, tomato, and onion slices (if desired).

Nutrition Facts

429 calories; fat 11g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 1g; protein 27g; carbohydrates 59g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 65mg; iron 4mg; sodium 593mg; calcium 82mg.