Grilled Portabello Burger

Grilled Portabello Burger


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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.


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

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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