Jenni Sowizdrzal

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 packet beefy onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons ginger teriyaki marinade mix
  • 1 (8-ounce) can pineapple rings, drained, juice reserved
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon wasabi paste
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 whole-grain burger buns
  • Lettuce, tomato, onion, for serving

Set up grill for direct cooking over high heat. Oil grate when ready to start cooking.

In a mixing bowl, stir to combine ground beef, soup mix, teriyaki marinade mix, and 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice.

Form 4 patties slightly larger than bun. Gently press pineapple rings into tops of burgers.

Season burgers with salt and pepper and place on grill pineapple side down. Cook 8 minutes per side for medium.

Mix together mayonnaise, wasabi, and soy sauce.

Serve hot on toasted buns with lettuce, tomato, onions, and wasabi mayonnaise.