Spiced Pork and Apple Burgers with Maple Dijon

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These burgers are great for many occasions.


Description: A consumer submitted recipe, by Teresa R.


Servings: Makes 6 burgers
  • 3 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. spicy brown mustard
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1/2 cup Tree Top Natural Apple Sauce
  • 1-1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 6 Hamburger buns
  • Baby Spinach leaves
  • Optional for garnish: Cheddar cheese, grilled onions, pickles, tomatoes or other favorite toppings
  • Optional: Toast buns if desired


Stir maple syrup and mustard together in a small bowl. Set aside.

Spray a large non-stick grill pan or griddle with cooking spray and place over medium to medium high heat.

Mix pork, apple sauce, salt, chili powder, dry mustard, pepper and cinnamon together in a large mixing bowl. Form mixture into 6 patties. Place patties in pan and cook for 4-5 minutes, turn and cook additional 4-5 minutes or until done. To serve, spread bun bottoms with maple mustard mixture. Top each with a spinach leaf, a patty and bun tops.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with crispy sweet potato fries and steamed beans for an easy but special meal.


Nutrition Information

Per 1 burger: Calories 760; Calories from fat 420; Total fat 47g (Saturated fat 21g); Cholesterol 180mg; Sodium 1170mg; Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary fiber 2g, Sugars 11g); Protein 48g.

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