Portobello Mushroom Burgers


Portobello Mushroom Burgers
Portobello Mushroom Burger

Portobello Mushroom Burger

Yield

Makes 4 burgers

Ingredients

1-1/4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
3/4 cup thinly sliced shallots
4 large portobello mushrooms, washed, patted dry and stems removed
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/8 teaspoon black pepper (optional)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped basil
4 whole-grain hamburger buns
4 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/4-inch slices
2 jarred roasted red bell peppers, rinsed, patted dry and cut into strips

Preparation

  1. Heat 1/4 teaspoon oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and soft. Set aside.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. Drizzle each mushroom on both sides with 1/4 teaspoon oil; season both sides with salt and pepper, if desired. Place mushrooms gill-side-up on foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle garlic evenly among mushrooms.
  4. Broil mushrooms 4 minutes per side. Remove from oven.
  5. Combine mayonnaise and basil until well mixed.
  6. To assemble burgers, spread both sides of each bun with basil mayonnaise. Divide cooked shallots and mozzarella slices evenly among bottom halves of buns; top with mushroom and bell pepper strips. Replace top halves of buns.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Sodium 513 mg
Protein 13 g
Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Saturated Fat 4 g
Total Fat 9 g
Calories from Fat 31 %
Calories 244

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1
Meat 1
Starch 2

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