Grilled Porcini Mushroom Burgers With Tomato Relish

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 14 mins

Wow, what a great way to grill on a nice afternoon! This takes burgers to a new level! From BHG.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place mushrooms in a small bowl; cover with boiling water.
  2. Let soak for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain, rinse well, and chop.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Combine chopped porcini mushrooms, ground beef, basil, thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Shape into 6 patties about 3/4-inch thick.
  8. Brush patties with olive oil.
  9. Place burger patties on the lightly oiled rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium heat.
  10. Grill for 14 to 18 minutes, turning burgers once halfway through grilling.
  11. Place focaccia wedges on the grill rack; grill for 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted.
  12. Remove burgers and focaccia from grill.
  13. Place each burger on a wedge of focaccia; sprinkle immediately with cheese.
  14. Spoon Tomato Relish on top.
  15. Makes 6 burgers.
  16. Or use hamburger buns and grill.
  17. Tomato Relish: In a medium mixing bowl stir together 1/2 of a medium yellow tomato, chopped, 1/2 of a medium red tomato, chopped; 1 cup cut-up cherry tomatoes, 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion, 1 tbls.
  18. chopped olives (green or black) 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tbls.
  19. balsamic vinegar, 1/4 tsp.
  20. coarse salt, and 1/4 tsp.
  21. freshly ground pepper.
  22. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  23. Makes about 2-1/2 cups.


Most Helpful

Wonderful, moist, flavorful burgers. I substituted Crimini mushrooms and ground turkey. I also used focaccia bread I made from this recipe Garlic Rosemary Focaccia for the Bread Machine recipe #76710 by danlynclark. Thanks for posting this. We will definitely be having this again, and again.

Simply Chris September 06, 2005

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