Bunless Portobello Burger (Recipe)
Drop the refined white flour bun and add two delicious, nutrient-rich Portobello mushrooms instead! Fill them with your favorite fillings. They're sure to satisfy!
Burger addicts will be surprised at just how hearty this burger is, even without a big slab of meat or big bun of empty carbs.
Serves 1-2. Cooking Time: 45 minutes.
WHAT YOU NEED
- 2 Portobello mushrooms
- 1-2 tsp olive oil
- Pinch of sea salt
- Pinch of mixed herbs
- 1 tsp sesame seeds
- Rocket (arugula) or baby spinach
- Sliced tomato
- 1/4 pumpkin
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1/2 tbsp honey
- 1 avocado
- juice of 1 lime
- 1 crushed garlic clove
- Pinch of paprika
- Pinch of sea salt
What to do
- Preheat oven to 355ºF (180ºC)
- Slice pumpkin to roughly the same size as the portobello buns as these will be the 'patty'. Spread evenly on lined baking tray, coat with coconut oil & honey and roast for 30-40 minutes until cooked and golden brown.
- Drizzle portobello mushrooms with olive oil, a pinch of salt and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Place on lined tray and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes.
- While the pumpkin and mushrooms roast, get your guacamole ready by combining avocado, lime, garlic, paprika & sea salt in a bowl. Mix until combined well.
- Assemble your burgers by placing one mushroom on the plate, top with roasted pumpkin, guacamole, sliced tomato, leafy greens and top with the other mushrooms.
NOTE: Get creative and use any of your favorite burger ingredients.
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