Teriyaki Portabella Mushroom Burger
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- 4 large portabella mushrooms
- 2 ounces ginger, peeled and crushed
- 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
- 1⁄4 cup soy sauce
- 3 teaspoons artificial sweetener (Splenda)
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 4 kaiser rolls
- 1⁄4 cup light mayonnaise
- 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
- 4 lettuce leaves
- 1 large tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
- 4 slices swiss cheese
- Place crushed ginger and garlic in a 1 gallon size plastic locking bag.
- Add soy sauce, sweetener and oil to bag, seal and shake well.
- Clean portabello mushrooms by wiping off dirt with a clean damp cloth. Cut off stem end of mushrooms.
- Place mushrooms in bag with soy mixture, reseal and let stand about 15 minutes. Heat nonstick skillet on range on medium high heat.
- Remove mushrooms from bag and place cap side down in hot skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes and turn mushrooms. If the skillet is dry add some of the soy sauce from the bag.
- Continue cooking until the skillet is almost dry and sauce caramelizes on mushrooms. Remove skillet from heat.
- Optional: If you do not like the taste of raw onions, you may remove mushrooms from skillet and set aside. Add 1-2 tablespoons of canola oil to skillet on medium heat and sweat sliced onions until translucent and caramelized.
- To assemble the sandwich, spread mayonnaise on each half of the kaiser roll.
- Place 1 lettuce leaf, cut to fit the bun on one half. Place cheese slice on top of lettuce and then 1 tomato slice on top of the cheese.
- On the other half of the bun, place 1 portabella mushroom and either the cooked or raw onion slice on top of the mushroom. Put the two halves of the buns together and enjoy.
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