Grilled Portabello Burger

    Grilled Portabello Burger

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    20min


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    About this recipe: A healthy alternative to beef burgers. This burger is made from grilling portabello mushrooms and placing them in between lightly toasted burger buns. Serve them for lunch or dinner with a light salad.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 6 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 4 large portabello mushroom caps
    • 4 burger buns
    • 1 tablespoon capers
    • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
    • 1 large tomato, sliced
    • 4 leaves lettuce

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Turn on grill and adjust rack so it is as close to heat source as possible.
    2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, mix together garlic, olive oil, thyme, vinegar, salt and pepper.
    3. Put the mushroom caps, bottom side up, in a shallow baking pan. Brush the caps with 1/2 the dressing. Put the caps under the grill and cook for 5 minutes.
    4. Turn the caps and brush with the remaining dressing. Grill 4 minutes. Toast the buns lightly.
    5. In a small bowl, mix capers and mayonnaise. Spread mayonnaise mixture on the buns, top with mushroom caps, tomato and lettuce.

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    I make a version of this but don't use oil,by poaching the mushrooms in a little stock before adding garlic,herbs and salad it makes a lower calorie lunch.A slice of grilled mozzarella is a tasty addition! - 16 Jan 2012

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