These Sweet Hawaiian Mini Burgers are easy to make and taste so good during summer! Also, by using lean beef, you are getting an excellent source of nutrients, including ZIP – zinc, iron, and protein!

Get the skinny on lean beef here and enjoy this recipe!

Sweet Hawaiian Mini Burgers
1 pound lean ground beef
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
4 canned pineapple slices, drained
12 Hawaiian sweet or small whole wheat dinner rolls, split

Sauce 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1/4 cup pineapple preserves
1 tbsp packed brown sugar


  1. Combine ground beef and Worcestershire sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into twelve 1/2-inch thick mini patties. Set aside.
  2. Combine sauce ingredients in small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  3. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 9 to 11 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile brush pineapple slices with sauce and place on grid around patties. Grill pineapple 4 minutes, turning once and brushing with additional sauce. Remove pineapple, keep warm. Brush burgers with remaining sauce after turning.
  5. Cut each pineapple slice into thirds. Line bottom of each roll with lettuce, top with burger, then with pineapple piece. Close sandwiches.


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