Stuffed Portabella ' Burgers '

Total Time
55mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

A delicious meatless 'burger' for the grill.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat outdoor grill.
  2. Brush mushrooms and onion slices with 3 T oil.
  3. Grill onion and mushrooms, gill sides down, 12 minutes, turning after 6 minutes, or until onion and mushrooms are crisp-tender.
  4. Meanwhile brush cut sides of bread with 2 T oil.
  5. Grill, cut sides down, 2 minutes or just until lightly toasted.
  6. Transfer to a platter, cover with foil to keep warm.
  7. Mix remaining 1 T oil, the vinegar, garlic and 1/4 t each salt and pepper.
  8. Using a spatula, place an onion slice in the cavity of each mushroom and brush with vinegar mixture.
  9. Top each with cheese, 3 basil leaves and a tomato slice.
  10. Drizzle tomatoes with oil, if desired, and sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper.
  11. Cover grill and cook 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melty and soft.
  12. To serve: Place a mushroom 'burger' on each piece of grilled bread.
  13. Cut a few basil leaves in thin strips and sprinkle on burgers for garnish.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

I really liked this. The Portobellos are very meaty. I skipped the onion but did everything else the same. Next time I'll used provolone cheese instead of Fontina -- personal preference. Very unusual & satisfying "burger". Thanks for sharing!

windywood June 11, 2007

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a