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Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Lactose
This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

Sodium
This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free hamburger buns with this dish.

 

"But once in a while you might see me at In and Out Burger; they make the best fast food hamburgers around."
-Thomas Keller, Chef

The refrigerator light goes on...

This juicy burger is full of savory flavor and so easy to make. It's worth the extra step to brown the mushrooms and blend them into the burger. Delicious.

Worcestershire Sauce

Worcestershire is a county in England. The sauce was, however, developed in India by Englishmen and originally bottled back in Worcester, England (hence the name). It contains vinegar, molasses, cloves, anchovies, tamarind, chili peppers, shallots, garlic and onion among other things. It has a great flavor and the low-sodium versions are indistinguishable from the traditional Worcestershire sauce.

1 tsp. low-sodium Worcestershire sauce = 5 calories, 0g fat, 0g sat fat, 0 mono fat, 0g protein, 1g carbohydrates, 20mg sodium, 0mg cholesterol


 

Savory Mushroom Cheeseburgers



Servings = 2 | Serving size =1 burger

Cooking Time = 45 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe does not make very good leftovers.

1 tsp olive oil
12 ounces crimini mushrooms (sliced)
6 ounces 95% lean ground beef
1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1/8 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
1 tsp dried sage
2 slices tomato
1 ounce Provolone cheese
2 whole wheat or gluten-free hamburger buns
2 leaves lettuce

Place the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium high heat.

Add the sliced mushrooms and cook, tossing frequently, until caramelized (about 10 minutes). Remove to a plate and place in the refrigerator to cool.

When the mushrooms are cool mix 2/3 with the ground beef, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and sage until well blended. Pat into two burgers.

When ready to cook heat a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add the burgers and cook for about 7 minutes on the first side. Turn.

Top the burgers with the remaining mushrooms, a slice of tomato and then the cheese. Cook for about 7 10 minutes until the cheese has melted slighty.

Serve on a hamburger bun topped with lettuce.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size = 1 burger

Servings = 2

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 273 Calories from Fat 95
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 11g 16%
    Saturated Fat 5g 25%
    Monounsaturated Fat 4g  
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 688mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 7%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 13%
    Sugars 5g  
Protein 17g  
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 33% Iron 20%
Vitamin K 19 mcg Potassium 1018 mg
Magnesium 52 mg