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Meatless Monday: Portobella Mushroom Burger with Avocados

Happy Monday!

If you like veggie burgers or mushroom burgers, try this vegetarian burger recipe with portobella mushrooms topped with an avocado sauce. Portabella mushrooms make for a healthy veggie burger recipe for a vegetarian barbecue or cookout. For a vegan portabella burger, use a soy yogurt instead of dairy.

Recipe and photo originally from Avocados from Mexico.

Portobella Mushroom Burger with Avocados

Portobella Mushroom Burger with Avocados


  • 4 medium portabella mushrooms, stems removed
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 tbsp low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 hamburger buns, lightly toasted
  • 4 roasted red peppers, from a jar


  • Brush mushrooms and onion slices with oil; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper.
  • Heat large skillet or grill pan over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms; cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes, turning once. Transfer mushrooms to plate, cavity side up; cover to keep warm.
  • In same skillet, cook onion slices until golden, about 8 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, combine in small bowl, 1/2 of the avocado, yogurt, garlic and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; mash until smooth.
  • Spoon onions and roasted peppers into mushroom cavities, divided equally. Spread smooth Avocado mixture on bottom of each bun; top each with stuffed mushrooms.
  • Top with remaining sliced avocado. Cover with tops of buns.
  • Makes 4 vegetarian portabella mushroom burgers.

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