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Island Burger

Serve with fruit salsa, grilled pineapple and/or basmati rice.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Laura’s Lean Beef. For more information, visit

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 14 minutes


1 pound Laura’s 92% Lean Ground Beef or 96% Lean Ground Beef
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons finely chopped purple onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons finely chopped and seeded jalapeno
1 tablespoon pineapple juice
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
Whole wheat buns (optional)
Sliced fresh pineapple rings, grilled (optional)


1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Shape into 4 equal size burgers.

2. Coat the EGG cooking grid with cooking spray. Grill direct at 400°F / 204°C) 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Stove-top instructions:

Place patties in a large skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat; cook 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until done.

Makes 4 servings.


Fruit Salsa

Prep time: 15 minutes


3/4 cup fresh chopped pineapple
1/4 cup chopped mango
1/4 cup diced purple onion
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
2 tablespoons seeded and chopped jalapeño
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; chill and serve with Island Burgers.

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