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Grilled Asian Burgers With Onion and Pineapple - WW 5

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“WW RECIPE: Grilled pineapple adds a sweet balance to these savory burgers. Serve them bunless or turn them into sandwiches.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb 93% lean ground beef
  • 14 cup sliced green onion
  • 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 pineapple rings, 1/2-inch-thick
  • 12 medium vidalia onion, cut into four 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 1 cooking spray
  • 14 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine beef, scallions, teriyaki sauce, ginger and garlic until thoroughly mixed; form into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.
  3. Off heat, lightly coat burgers, pineapple and onion with cooking spray; place on grill. (Never spray cooking spray onto an open flame.).
  4. Grill pineapple, turning once, until lightly charred, about 4 minutes; remove from grill and cover to keep warm. Grill burgers and onions, turning once, until burgers are desired degree of doneness and onions are lightly charred and tender, about 7 to 9 minutes.
  5. To serve, place 1 burger on each of 4 plates. Top each with 1 slice of onion (separated into rings) and 1 slice of pineapple; sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon of cilantro. Yields 1 burger per serving.

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