Portobello Mushroom Burger

Portobello Mushroom Burger

If you have a broiler, this dinner meal can surprise you the first time you make it; it's seriously quick (except for the marination part).

Kavita Srinivasan


  1. 2 Portobello Mushrooms
  2. 2 teaspoons Olive oil
  3. 3 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
  4. 4 cloves Garlic (crushed/minced)
  5. Cayenne pepper
  6. Salt
  7. 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  8. 1/2 number Onion
  9. Mozzarella cheese (shavings)
  10. 1 number Tomato
  11. 1/2 number Cucumber (chopped)
  12. 2 numbers Buns


10 mins
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    In a bowl mix the vinegar, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

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    Pour the mixture in a plastic bag and drop the mushrooms(stem removed) in it. Tightly lock the bag and shake the mixture.

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    Let the mushrooms stand for at least 15 minutes (If you have time, an hour of marination would be great)

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    In a large baking tray, arrange the onions and the buns.

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    Add cheese to the buns.

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    Keep the tray in the broiler and let it cook for a minute.

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    Remove the buns and let the onions cook for another minute.

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    If the onions are grilled enough, take them out of the broiler and keep aside.

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    Take the marinated mushrooms out of the bag and place them on the baking tray.

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    Let the mushrooms grill for at least 2 minutes on each side (this can vary depending on your broiler).

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    Once the mushrooms are grilled, take them out and keep one mushroom on one bun each.

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    Arrange the grilled onions on top, add some Tobasco/Mustard sauce if you like.

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    Serve the buns with the cucumber and tomatoes on the side; I like to place them in the bun itself.

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