Caribbean Beef Burgers With Mango Salsa.

Caribbean Beef Burgers With Mango Salsa

Beef. It's What's For Dinner
Spicy, sweet and oh-so-simple. Ground Beef gets a peppery boost from jerk seasoning, and the freshly chopped mango salsa gives the dish a cool finish.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4



  • pounds ground beef, 93% lean or leaner
  • 2 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning

Mango Salsa

  • 1 large mango, peeled, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice


  • In a large bowl, add 1½ pounds ground beef and 2 tablespoons jerk seasoning. Mix lightly, but thoroughly. Shape into four ¾-inch thick patties.
  • Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 11 to 15 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 13 to 14 minutes), turning occasionally until meat thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F. Season with salt, as desired.
  • In a medium bowl, add 1 large chopped mango, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, 1 tablespoon chopped green onion, 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper, and 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice. Mix lightly.
  • Serve burgers with salsa.


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    BEEF It's What's For Dinner Logo"Beef. It's What's for Dinner" is an American advertising slogan and campaign aimed at promoting the consumption of beef. The ad campaign was launched in 1992 by the National Livestock and Meat Board and is funded by the Beef Checkoff Program with the creative guidance of VMLY&R.