Saturday, May 7, 2011

Mushroom Burgers

Hello all you fellow food lovers, cooks, friends and bloggers. This recipe was a new one for me. My sister actually made these before I did and insisted I try them. I’m a HUGE fan of mushrooms. I’ve had several people tell me that mushrooms taste a lot like beef when prepared as burger patties. Mushrooms also have a lot of health benefits!

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I served the burgers with sweet potato fries. Well, they are more like sweet potato rounds.

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Start chopping up your mushrooms. Get ready to chop away. This is when I wish I had a sous chef! Winking smile

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Sauté your mushrooms with onion

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Mix together your bread crumbs and seasonings.

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Mix together your mushroom mixture and egg with the breadcrumbs to from patties

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Grill just like you would grill burgers. As you can see I had to make a beef burger for Kyle. He was afraid he was going to miss the meat in this meal.

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I turns out he ended up eating a half of a mushroom burger and surprisingly liked it. I knew he would, he loves mushrooms.

 

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I wouldn’t say it taste like beef but it’s a nice spin on your good ole burger. I dare you to try it! I topped mine with a little miracle whip with lettuce and tomato on a whole wheat bun.

Mushroom Burger

 

1 Cup of Button Mushrooms, chopped

1 Cup of Portabella Mushrooms, chopped

1 Cup of Shitake Mushrooms, chopped

1 Egg yolk

1/2 Tablespoon red popper

1 Teaspoon black pepper

1 Teaspoon salt

2 oz Cream Cheese

2 Green onion, chopped

1 Teaspoon garlic

2 Cups of breadcrumbs

Olive oil (for sautéing mushrooms)

1. Chop mushrooms and onion to about the size of a pencil eraser. Heat a non skillet pan with a little olive oil to sauté your mushrooms and onion.

2. Meanwhile mix together your dry ingredients in a medium bowl.

3. Once your mushrooms are cooked mix with your dry mixture and add your egg yolk. Form into 4 patties.

4. Cook on grill or skillet until done.

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