Caribbean Beef Burgers with Mango Salsa

Caribbean Beef Burgers with Mango Salsa
Recipe Type: Entree
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • Salt
  • 1 large mango, peeled, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  1. Combine ground beef and jerk seasoning in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  2. Shape into four ¾-inch thick patties.
  3. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.
  4. Grill, covered, 11 to 15 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 13 to 14 minutes), until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. Season with salt, as desired. *Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  5. Meanwhile, combine salsa ingredients in medium bowl, mixing lightly. Serve burgers with salsa.
  6. *If using 95% Lean Ground Beef, combine Ground Beef with ¼ cup soft bread crumbs, 1 egg white and ingredients as directed in step 1.


1 Comment on Caribbean Beef Burgers with Mango Salsa

  1. With 95% lean ground beef I usually add 2 1 oz pork sausage links in order to add a bit more fat for a bit more flavor–except then I eliminate some of the lean health benefit of the 95%. Used to be I could get bottom round for $1.99 (now $2.99 on special) and my grocer’s meat department would grind it for free. On my cheapo Target gas grill a 6 oz. burger takes a total of 6 minutes–I discovered long ago that time was a better measure than anything else with meats like beef and pork (keeps me from turning it into shoe leather).
    Good stuff.

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