Portabella Mushroom Burger Recipe

Portabella Mushroom Burger Recipe

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Portabella Mushroom Burger

This grilled portabella mushroom burger recipe is an excellent picnic choice for vegetarians, but meat-eaters love this recipe too ;-) The portabella mushroom is considered the "steak of vegetarians". Serve on a whole wheat bun with your favorite toppings.
4   Portabella mushroom caps  
1/4 cup    balsamic vinegar  
2 Tbs    olive oil  
1 tsp    dried basil  
1 tsp    dried oregano  
1 Tbs    garlic, minced  
4 oz    mozzarella cheese slices (1 oz each)  

1 Place the mushroom caps smooth side up in a shallow dish.
2 In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, basil, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pour over the mushrooms. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes or so, turning twice.
3 Grill on indoor or outdoor grill. Brush grate with oil. Place mushrooms on the grill, reserving the marinate for basting.
4 Grill for 5-8 minutes on each side on a medium high temperature, or until tender.
5 Brush with marinate frequently.
6 Top with cheese during the last 2 minutes of grilling.
Servings: 4
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Ready in: 35 minutes
 Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving      
Calories   181.74  
Calories From Fat (56%)   102.62  
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 11.65g   18%  
Saturated Fat 3.83g   19%  
Cholesterol 18.14mg   6%  
Sodium 186.29mg   8%  
Potassium 847.34mg   24%  
Carbohydrates 11.24g   4%  
Dietary Fiber 2.77g   11%  
Sugar 3.26g      
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g      
Net Carbohydrates 8.47g      
Protein 11.15g   22%  
WW-Points 4.1      
 Recipe Source

Source: allrecipes.com

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