Jamaican Beef Patty Burgers

These tropical burgers pair well with a porch on a sunny day.
Jamaican Beef Patty Burgers

Recipe by Rochelle Palermo

Start to Finish: 30 minutes

Servings: Makes 6 burgers


  • 1 mango, finely chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 habanero chile, seeded and finely chopped

  • 2 tsp. lime zest, plus 2 tbsp. juice (from 2 limes)

  • 2 lb. ground beef

  • 2 tbsp. Jamaican jerk seasoning

  • 3 cloves garlic, grated

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 6 burger buns

  • Thinly sliced red onion and shredded romaine lettuce, for topping


In bowl, stir first 4 ingredients; season mango relish. In another bowl, mix beef, jerk seasoning, and garlic; season. Form into 6 patties. Grill over medium-high heat to desired doneness, about 3 minutes per side for medium. Spread mayonnaise on buns. Build burgers with buns, patties, mango relish, onion, and lettuce.