Ground beef is mixed with prepared barbecue sauce and formed into patties. Then they 're topped with a slice of pineapple and two strips of bacon secured with toothpicks. This double decker treat is grilled and served with our without a bun.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 pounds lean ground beef
- 1/2 cup prepared barbecue sauce
- 1 (8 ounce) can sliced pineapple
- 8 slices bacon
Prepare grill for indirect cooking.
In a large bowl, mix together hamburger meat and barbecue sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
Shape mixture into 4 large patties. Place a slice of pineapple on top of each. Crisscross 2 bacon strips around each burger, and secure with toothpicks.
Brush oil on grate. Place burgers on grill over medium low heat. Cook, covered, until the burger is cooked through. Turn often to avoid burning the bacon.