• 6servings
  • 40minutes
  • 350calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Lipids, Cellulose
VitaminsA, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, D, E
MineralsSelenium, Zinc, Copper, Natrium, Chromium, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Sulfur, Phosphorus, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple

  2. 1 teaspoon pepper

  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  4. 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)

  5. 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

  6. 2 tablespoons ketchup

  7. 1 tablespoon white vinegar

  8. 2 garlic cloves, minced

  9. 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  10. 18 miniature whole wheat buns

  11. Baby spinach leaves

  12. 3 center-cut bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

  13. Sliced jalapeno peppers, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Hawaiian Beef Sliders Recipe photo by Taste of Home Drain pineapple, reserving juice and 1-1/2 cups pineapple (save remaining pineapple for another use). In a large bowl, combine 3/4 cup reserved crushed pineapple, pepper and salt. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 18 patties; place in two 11-in. x 7-in. dishes.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, ketchup, vinegar, garlic, pepper flakes and reserved pineapple juice. Pour half of marinade into each dish; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour, turning once.

  3. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.

  4. Grill patties, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear.

  5. Grill buns, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Serve burgers on buns with spinach, remaining pineapple, bacon and jalapeno peppers if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

  6. Editor's Note: If miniature whole wheat buns are not available in your area, you can also use whole wheat hot dog buns cut into thirds.


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