Buddha's Shiitake Mushroom Burgers

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In small bowl, combine dried mushrooms and boiling water.
  • Let stand 20 minutes until softened.
  • With your fingers, scoop the mushrooms out of the soaking liquid.
  • Strain the liquid through a fine-mesh sieve; set aside.
  • Finely chop mushrooms.
  • In a food processor, process bread until finely crumbed; set aside.
  • Add fresh mushrooms to processor and process until finely chopped.
  • In large saucepan, heat 2 tsp of oil over low heat.
  • Add onion, carrot, and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, for 7 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Add fresh mushrooms and reconstituted dried mushrooms; stir to combine.
  • Add bulgur, salt, rosemary, and mushroom soaking liquid.
  • Increase heat to medium, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  • Uncover and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until bulgur is tender and liquid has been absorbed.
  • Transfer to large bowl.
  • Let cool to room temperature.
  • Stir in bread and mozzarella.
  • In large nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 tsp oil over medium heat.
  • Shape mushroom mixture into 4 patties.
  • Cook 3 minutes per side over medium heat until crusty and heated through.
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