Mini Jamaican Burgers
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
1 1/4 pounds ground beef chuck
2 teaspoons Jamaican jerk spice seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
cayenne pepper to taste
1 (24 ounce) bottle tropical mixed fruit, drained
1/4 cup Apricot-Pineapple Preserves
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
4 slices provolone cheese, halved
8 mini-sized pita pockets, cut 1/4 off top of pitas
Crumble ground beef in a medium bowl; add seasoning, salt and cayenne. gently combine ingredients well; shape meat into eight (4 inch) patties.
Cut pineapple from tropical fruit mix in quarters and chop remaining fruit into smaller 3/8" pieces; place fruit in small mixing bowl. add preserves, lime juice and cilantro; stir to combine.
Coat unheated grill grate with no-stick cooking spray.
Heat grill to medium-high (350° - 400°F). Grill patties 3-5 minutes per side or until juices run clear.
Top each burger with a half slice of provolone during the last 2 minutes of grilling.
Place a meat patty in each pita; top with apricot-pineapple salsa.