Mushroom Beef Burgers

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Mushroom Beef Burgers have the flavor, but less fat than regular burgers.


Sunday, February 4, 2018

Serves 8

Serving Size: 1 patty

Prep Time: 15 minutes; Cooling Time: 1 hour 20 minutes; Cook Time: 10 minutes; Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes


· 2 pounds (approximately 10 cups) mushrooms – white, shiitake, crimini or a combination

· 2 pounds lean ground beef

· ½ cup finely chopped onion

· 1 teaspoon salt

· ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

· 2 egg whites


1. Chop the mushrooms into small pieces. This can be done in a food processor. You want them small but not a paste.

2. Cook the mushrooms in a skillet or wok over medium-high heat until no more moisture remains. Approximately 6 minutes.

3. Cool the mushrooms for 30 minutes off the heat. You can put them in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

4. Combine the remaining ingredients in a large bowl, and then add the mushrooms.

5. Form into 8 patties. Refrigerate for an hour or overnight.

6. Cook the burgers in a skillet with vegetable oil over medium-high heat, or grill them over medium-high heat, approximately 5-6 minutes on each side. Cook to an internal temperature of at least 160 º F.

Nutrition Information per Serving:

· Serving Size: 1 patty; Vegetables: 1¼ cups; Fruits: 0 cups; Calories: 143 calories; Carbohydrates: 4 grams; Fiber: 1 gram; Protein: 18 grams; Fat: 6 grams; Sodium: 538 mg