Basic Portobello Burgers

April McIver


Mushroom caps, seasoned and grilled, make a burger patty that's just as satisfying as their beefy counterpart only way healthier. I love to put them on a fresh sesame onion roll.


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portobello or other jumbo mushroom caps, stems removed
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp
balsamic vinegar
2 clove
2 tsp
olive oil
your favorite grill seasoning to taste


red onion, sliced
roma tomatoes, sliced
romaine lettuce, shredded
avocado, sliced
mozzarella cheese

How to Make Basic Portobello Burgers


  • 1Cover a baking sheet with low sides in foil.
  • 2Combine Worcestershire sauce, garlic, olive oil, vinegar if using and spices.
  • 3Place mushrooms on baking sheet and brush generously over mushroom caps on both sides. Set aside.
  • 4Preheat broiler or grill while the mushrooms soak up the goodness.
  • 5Broil mushrooms about 8 minutes per side, or until they’re tender through.
  • 6Split buns and brush cut surface lightly with butter, olive oil or leftover seasoning mix. Place on a pan under the broiler a minute or so until toasted.
  • 7While buns are toasting, top mushrooms with cheese so it melts while they’re hot.
  • 8Assemble your burgers however it makes you happy.

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About Basic Portobello Burgers

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Burgers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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