Culinary Collection

Kahuna Burger with Caramelized Pineapple

and cilantro fries

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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"Kahuna" has two meanings: a powerful person or a large wave. This burger is neither a CEO, nor made of water, but it is both powerful and large with flavor, from the sweet sticky pineapple on top, the drizzle of teriyaki, peppery arugula, and gooey cheese. Surf's up for the biggest and best Kahuna burger this side of Maui.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Russet Potatoes
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
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    2 Brioche Buns
  • 2 Pineapple Slices
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    1½ oz. Mozzarella Cheese Slices
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    1 fl. oz. Teriyaki Glaze
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    0.84 oz. Mayonnaise
  • ½ oz. Baby Arugula
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 tsp. Blackening Seasoning

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    970
  • Carbohydrates
    90g
  • Fat
    48g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Sodium
    1870mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. ground beef, follow same instructions as 10 oz. ground beef, forming four patties and stacking two to serve.

  • If using ground pork, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 4, cooking until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side.

  • If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 4, cooking until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 6-8 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Bake the Fries

    Cut potatoes into 1/2"-thick fries and pat dry.

    Place fries on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of pepper.

    Spread into a single layer and bake in hot oven until lightly browned, 28-30 minutes, tossing once halfway through.

    Carefully remove from oven and transfer fries to a mixing bowl. Add blackening seasoning, cilantro (prepared in a later step), 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper and toss or gently stir until coated.

    While fries bake, continue recipe.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince cilantro, leaves and stems.

    Form ground beef into two 5"-diameter patties and season both sides with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  3. 3

    Toast the Buns

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat.

    Add 1 tsp. olive oil and buns, cut side down, to hot pan. Toast until golden brown, 2-3 minutes.

    Remove buns from pan. Keep pan over medium-high heat.

  4. 4

    Cook the Patties

    Add patties to hot pan. Cook until browned and patties reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes per side, topping with cheese after flipping.

    Transfer burgers to a plate and tent with foil. Keep pan over medium-high heat.

  5. 5

    Char Pineapple and Finish Dish

    Add pineapple to hot pan. Cook until lightly caramelized, 1-2 minutes per side.

    Remove from burner. Uncover patties, and top each with pineapple.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping bottom bun with mayonnaise, arugula, patty and pineapple, teriyaki glaze, and top bun. Bon appétit!

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