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Portobello Pizza Burgers Recipe

Portobello Pizza Burgers Recipe

Portobello mushrooms are a tasty meatless option, especially tucked inside a bun with melty cheese. — Sally Lauf, West Deptford, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large portobello mushrooms (4 to 4-1/2 inches)
  • 4 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped plum tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 4 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • 1. Preheat broiler. Remove and discard stems from mushrooms; with a spoon, scrape and remove gills. Brush caps with 4 teaspoons oil. Place in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan, stem side down. Broil 4 in. from heat 5 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, mix tomatoes, cheese, Italian seasoning and remaining oil. Remove mushrooms from broiler; turn over and fill caps with tomato mixture.
  • 3. Broil 4-6 minutes longer or until mushrooms are tender and cheese is melted. Serve on buns. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 284 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.