Mushroom Beef Burgers

Number of Servings: 4 (305 G)
Prep Time: 40 min.
Cook Time: 1 hour
Mushroom Beef Burgers

If you’re a lover of beef burgers, enjoying your passion while being smart about nutrition and sustainability can be a tough balance to find. These burgers are worth a try. Using mushrooms to make a little meat go further, they are still very much a meat burger. Keep in mind too that the nutrition difference in a burger happens in the toppings: a nice balance of veggies is a healthier choice than loads of cheese and condiments that are packed with salt and sugar.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 8 oz. mushrooms, minced
  • ¼ tsp. mushroom base
  • ¼ tsp. beef base
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 1 lb. 95% lean ground beef
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole grain buns
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 1 cup sprouts

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and cook until browned and moisture has released (3-5 minutes).
  2. Move mushrooms to a bowl and chill until cooled (15-20 minutes).
  3. Dissolve both bases in warm water. Pour over cooled mushrooms.
  4. Season ground beef with pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Mix in the mushrooms until thoroughly combined. Form into four patties of desired thickness.
  5. Heat the skillet over high heat. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil, then the burgers. Cover with a lid and let cook until seared (2-3 minutes). Flip, leave lid off, and cook to desired doneness (2-5 minutes).
  6. Place burgers on buns and top with vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 305G

Amount per serving
Calories 375
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 4g Added Sugars 8%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 16g
Protein 33g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 77.9mg 6%
Iron 4.6mg 30%
Potassium 885mg 20%
Vitamin A 20.2mcg 2%
Vitamin C 10mcg 10%
Vitamin E 1.8mg 15%
Vitamin K 8.7mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.5mg 40%
Niacin 14.2mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.7mg 40%
Folate 66.6mcg 17%
Vitamin B12 2.6mcg 110%
Biotin 13.6mcg 45%
Chloride 63.8mg 2%
Pantothenate 2mg 40%
Phosphorus 411.7mg 35%
Iodine 2mcg 2%
Magnesium 85.3mg 20%
Zinc 7.2mg 60%
Selenium 46.4mcg 80%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 1.3mg 50%
Chromium 1.3mcg 2%
Molybdenum 6.3mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Beef, Mushrooms, Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns (whole Wheat Flour, Water, Wheat Gluten, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Yeast, Soybean Oil, Salt, Calcium Sulfate, Brown Sugar, Grain Vinegar, Calcium Propionate (preservative), Monocalcium Phosphate, Ethoxylated Mono- And Diglycerides, Datem And/or Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Cellulose Gum, Calcium Carbonate, Cornstarch, Citric Acid, Mono- And Diglycerides, Azodicarbonamide And/or Potassium Iodate, Vitamin D3, Soy Lecithin, Sesame Seeds), Tomatoes, Soybean Sprouts, Water, Onion, Olive Oil, Reduced Sodium Worcestershire Sauce (distilled Vinegar, Water, Molasses, Corn Syrup, Salt, Contains Less Than 2% Anchovies, Tamarind Extract, Sugar, Spices, Dehydrated Garlic Powder, Caramel Color, Xanthan Gum, Propylene Glycol Alginate And Natural Flavors (soy)), Mushroom Base (mushrooms, Salt, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Corn Syrup Solids, Sugar, Dried Onion& Garlic, Soy Flour, Cultured Whey, Natural Flavors, Corn Oil, Xanthan Gum, Disodium Inosinate And Guanylate), Beef Base (roasted Beef With Concentrated Beef Stock, Salt, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Sugar, Corn Syrup Solids, Flavoring, Yeast Extract, Dried Whey (milk), Potato Flour, Caramel Color, Corn Oil, Xanthan Gum), Black Pepper.

Latest from Our Blog

Lazy Morning Brunch

Mushroom Egg Cups

If you’ve done your night-before prep for your brunch, the morning of the event can be pretty relaxed, so planning mostly comes down to timing.

Continue Reading »