Hawaiian Jerk Burger

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners

This Hawaiian Jerk Burger is tender, tasty and guilt-free, too! Since this better-for-you burger counts as one SmartCarb, one PowerFuel and one Extra on the Nutrisystem program, it makes for a fabulous flex lunch for women.

Those (men or women) who’d rather enjoy this healthy recipe for dinner can create one patty. Just enjoy it with one slice of pineapple and one small whole wheat bun. Made this way, one four-ounce burger counts as one SmartCarb, two PowerFuels and one Extra, and makes for a perfect flex dinner.

Servings: Makes 2, 2 oz. burgers One burger is one serving.

Calories per Serving: 238

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel, 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz. lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. almond flour
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 thin slices pineapple (each about ½ an inch thick)
  • 2 tsp. jerk sauce
  • 2 small whole wheat buns

Directions:

  1. Combine ground turkey, garlic powder, almond flour and pepper and 1 tsp. jerk sauce.
  2. Form two patties.
  3. Place patties and pineapple on aluminum foil lined baking sheet. Broil on High for 3 minutes on each side.
  4. Place each patty on bun, top with a slice of pineapple and ½ tsp. of jerk sauce, then top with bun.