Grilled Pineapple and Pesto Turkey Burgers The addition of spinach in the patty makes this burger extra moist. Entree/Main Dish Grilled Pineapple and Pesto Turkey Burgers Grilled Pineapple and Pesto Turkey Burgers thumbnail Preparation Time: 20 minutes Total time: 45 minutes 10 Servings Ingredients: 6 cups spinach, 2 pounds lean ground turkey, 1/2 cup prepared pesto sauce, divided, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper, to taste, 1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices, drained, 10 kaiser or hamburger rolls, sliced, 10 green leaf lettuce leaves, 10 slices Monterey Jack cheese, Instructions: Step 1: Process spinach in a food processor until finely chopped. Step 2:
Combine turkey, spinach, 1/4 cup pesto sauce, and olive oil in a large bowl.  Gently mix until incorporated.
Step 3: Form mixture into 10 patties.  Season patties with salt and pepper. Step 4:
Grill turkey until no longer pink inside.  Add pineapple slices to grill the last 5 to 10 minutes and cook until golden brown.
Step 5: Toast buns on grill. Step 6: Place lettuce on bottom half of each bun. Step 7:
Place burger on bun.  Top with cheese, remaining 1/4 cup pesto sauce, and grilled pineapple slice.  Place on bun top.  
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Grilled Pineapple and Pesto Turkey Burgers

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Difficulty 1.0 Easy
Calories Per Servings 0 Calories
Servings 10
Nutrition facts

About

The addition of spinach in the patty makes this burger extra moist.

Ingredients 9

Ingredients

6 cups spinach
2 pounds lean ground turkey
1/2 cup prepared pesto sauce, divided
2 tablespoons olive oil
  salt and pepper, to taste
1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices, drained
10  kaiser or hamburger rolls, sliced
10  green leaf lettuce leaves
10 slices Monterey Jack cheese

Steps

STEP1
Ingredients

6 cups spinach

Direction

Process spinach in a food processor until finely chopped.

STEP2
Ingredients

2 pounds lean ground turkey
1/2 cup prepared pesto sauce, divided
2 tablespoons olive oil

Direction

Combine turkey, spinach, 1/4 cup pesto sauce, and olive oil in a large bowl.  Gently mix until incorporated.

STEP3
Ingredients

salt and pepper, to taste

Direction

Form mixture into 10 patties.  Season patties with salt and pepper.

STEP4
Ingredients

1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices, drained

Direction

Grill turkey until no longer pink inside.  Add pineapple slices to grill the last 5 to 10 minutes and cook until golden brown.

STEP5
Ingredients

10 kaiser or hamburger rolls, sliced

Direction

Toast buns on grill.

STEP6
Ingredients

10 green leaf lettuce leaves

Direction

Place lettuce on bottom half of each bun.

STEP7
Ingredients

10 slices Monterey jack cheese

Direction

Place burger on bun.  Top with cheese, remaining 1/4 cup pesto sauce, and grilled pineapple slice.  Place on bun top.  

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