1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 ripe fresh pineapple, peeled and chopped
2 large onions, peeled and diced
13 cup pure honey
cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon orange peel, grated
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
cup red bell peppers, diced
1 pounds ground beef
1 teaspoons Jamaican jerk seasoning
teaspoon black pepper
6 sandwich rolls or buns, toasted
Butter lettuce leaves
To prepare honey pineapple chutney: In a heavy, medium saucepan, heat oil over high heat. Add pineapple and onion and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium high and add honey, vinegar, orange peel, ginger, and allspice; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add bell peppers and cook 10 minutes more; let cool.
Makes 3 cups.
To make burgers: In a medium bowl, stir together ground beef, cup honey pineapple chutney, jerk seasoning, and pepper. Shape into 6 large flat patties. Grill over medium coals 5 to 8 minutes per side. Serve on toasted buns topped with lettuce leaves, and a spoonful of chutney.
Yield: 6 servings
Source: National Honey Board
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