Prep Time:
15 minutes

Cook Time:
15 minutes

Total Time:
30 minutes

4 burgers

Hawaiian Turkey Burger

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Looking for an easy-to-make and delicious burger recipe to grill when the summer sun is out? Try this Hawaiian Turkey Burger recipe and see why pineapple belongs on a burger.  

Using simple ingredients and adding our twist on the classic burger recipe, we transform an American summer favorite into an extraordinary recipe that will change how you feel and experience burgers forever.  

The turkey burgers in this recipe are juicy, flavorful and perfect for health-conscious people who want to avoid extra calories. Ground turkey is also heart-healthy, making this the perfect recipe for anyone trying to keep the calorie count down. 

Pineapple contributes natural sweetness and adds flavor to the juicy and tasty burger. Other vegetables, such as green pepper, avocado and onion, add more complex textures and flavors to the recipe.   

As for the grilling season ahead, this recipe is a true game-changer. Picture the irresistible scent of smoky hickory BBQ sauce mingling with the fresh, sweet aroma of grilling pineapple. It's a wonderful experience, promising to delight guests and family alike with each sizzle of a turkey patty on the grill. 

To bring it all together, we're topping our Hawaiian Turkey Burger with creamy avocado slices, red onion rings and crisp green pepper rounds, adding layers of texture and taste that complement the burger. And don’t forget the finishing touch: a slice of Pepper Jack cheese. 

Grill up this Hawaiian Turkey Burger recipe at your next barbecue bash. Fire up the grill, gather your loved ones and experience the summer as it was meant to be enjoyed: grilling outside and eating delicious food.


  1. Beat egg in a bowl. Add ground turkey or chicken, oats, crushed red pepper, parsley, salt, pepper, minced garlic and minced red pepper.
  2. Mix together until incorporated. Divide into 4 even patties, flatten and let sit in the fridge for 5 minutes.
  3. Mix together mayonnaise and BBQ sauce. Set aside.
  4. Heat grill to medium/high temperature. Place patties on the grill and cook for 5-7 minutes each side until desired doneness.
  5. Brush oil on slices of pineapple and red onion, then grill 2-3 minutes on each side.
  6. Lightly grill the bun and set aside. Spread both sides of the bun with the mayonnaise BBQ sauce.
  7. When burger is almost finished cooking, place 1 slice of cheese on each patty and continue to grill until melted.
  8. Assemble the burger, layer the bun with the patty, cheese, pineapple, onion, avocado and top half of bun.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, 
ALDI Test Kitchen