Bunless Portobello Burger

Enjoy a carb-free burger indulgence. This is a really filling burger and can easily be shared.

Bunless Portobello Burger

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  • 2

    portobello mushrooms

  • ¼

    lb ground beef

  • 1

    T. olive oil

  • 1

    T. butter

  • 1

    T. balsamic vinegar

  • salt & pepper, to taste

  • Burger toppings...

  • Lettuce, tomato, pickle, avocado, cheese...whatever you enjoy on your favorite burger


Mushroom "buns": 1. Remove stems from mushrooms 2. With a spoon, scrape the gills from the bottom of the mushroom. This will give your burger and toppings a nice bed to nestle into. 3. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add olive oil. 4. Place mushrooms with the underside down into the pan. 5. After approx. 5 min., flip over, drizzle balsamic vinegar over mushrooms, sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook the tops an additional 3-5 minutes. 6. Remove to plate and prepare the burger. Burger: 1. Shape ground beef into patty. 2. Place onto skillet. 3. Season with salt and pepper 4. Cook approx. 4-5 min. and flip 5. Cook an additional 4-5 min. 6. Place burger on mushroom, add toppings and enjoy.


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