Take your taste buds on a trip to Hawaii with the Aloha Burger with Grilled Pineapple and teriyaki BBQ sauce. Top with sliced red onions and blue cheese. Can you say Aloha?


Aloha Burger - with Teriyaki BBQ Sauce and Grilled Pineapple

Course: burgers, dinner, entree, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Bar food, Barbecue, BBQ, Burgers
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 burgers
Calories: 643 kcal



  • 2 lbs 80/20 ground beef
  • 4 oz blue or gorgonzola cheese crumbled
  • 4 T or to taste crushed peppercorn mix - preferably black, green and pink, though black peppercorns will do
  • 16 Thick slices of Bacon
  • 1/2 cup Favorite bottled or Homemade Barbeque Sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • Toppings: romaine lettuce tomato slices, onion
  • 1/4 cup Teriyaki Sauce
  • 1 t Tabasco optional
  • 8 slices pineapple


  1. Shape ground beef into 8 patties. Keep cool.

  2. Press bacon in peppercorns to coat
  3. Place bacon on a wire rack on a foil-lined sheet pan
  4. Cook at 450 degrees until cooked and very crispy
  5. Mix Teriyaki and BBQ sauce and if using Tabasco together and set aside.

  6. Grill burgers on a covered grill over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in the center or desired level of doneness.
  7. While burgers are still on the grill top burgers with Teriyaki BBQ sauce and  blue cheese to melt

  8. Peel and core Pineapple.  Cut into 8 slices.

  9. Coat grill with cooking spray and cook pineapple over med-high grill until you have grill marks and beginning to caramelize.

  10. To serve top bun with burger, top with grilled pineapple, add peppercorn bacon and top with lettuce, tomato, and onion if desired.  Serve with extra Teriyaki BBQ sauce if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Aloha Burger - with Teriyaki BBQ Sauce and Grilled Pineapple
Amount Per Serving
Calories 643 Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Fat 44g68%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 131mg44%
Sodium 1295mg56%
Potassium 762mg22%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 40.7mg49%
Calcium 133mg13%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

1 Comment

  1. Anthony

    I barbecue a lot in the summer and always try to add a little twist. I used this recipie last weekend and my wife loved it. Mermaids and Mojotos has become my “go to”source for creative barbecue dishes. Glad I found you….


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