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Smoky Avocado Burger with Pineapple Pepper Relish

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 20 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 30 mins
  • yield Yield: 4 1x
  • category Category: Beef, Kid Friendly, Burger, Sandwich
  • method Method: Grill
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


These smoky avocado burgers don’t run short on flavor, they are juicy, tender, mouthwatering basically everything you want in a burger + more!



  • 4 1/4lb ground beef patties (90/10)
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Smoky Spice Blend:
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Spicy Mayo:

  • 3 tablespoons mayo
  • 1/2 teaspoon diced chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice

Avocado Mash:

  • 2 avocados
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt to taste

Pineapple Pepper Relish:

  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime
  • salt to taste


  1. To make the Spice Blend: in a small bowl add smoked paprika, garlic powder, sea salt, ancho chili powder, ground cumin, and black pepper.
  2. Rub the spice blend on one side of the burger patty. Let sit.
  3. To make Spicy Mayo: to a food processor add mayo, chipotle pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and lime juice. Blend until combined. Set aside.
  4. To make Avocado Mash: add avocado to a bowl, mash with a fork until smooth, mix in lime juice, garlic powder, and salt. Mix until combined. Set aside.
  5. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  6. Place whole red pepper and whole yellow pepper on the grill. Grill each side for 3-4 minutes, until there is a slight char on each side. Remove and let sit for 3-4 minutes. Cut off top, remove the seeds and dice into small pieces.
  7. To make the Pineapple Pepper Relish: Add diced peppers, pineapple, fresh cilantro, lime juice, and salt to a bowl. Toss to combine everything. Set aside.
  8. Place burger patty on grill. Grill each side for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Toast the buns.
  10. Assemble the burger: bottom bun, spicy mayo, burger patty, avocado mash, pineapple pepper relish, top bun. DEVOUR!


  • Serving Size: 1 burger
  • Calories: 455
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Sodium: 374 mg
  • Fat: 19 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 41 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 31 g
  • Cholesterol: 64 mg

Keywords: homemade burger, BBQ burger recipe, pineapple relish recipe