Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

Lunch > Keto Recipes

I know plenty of people out there love a good burger and want to skip the bun…but we’re all tired of burger patties and salads. It’s just not the same, until now!

Next time you are grilling up some patties, use the perfect low carb hamburger bun – a portobello mushroom! Now you can enjoy that burger bun mostly carb free.

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

Have vegetarians over? Not a problem! Use only the portobello bun and serve that as a patty. Pile the fixin’s high and let them chomp away.

This recipe is courtesy of reddit/r/ketorecipes.

The Preparation

Portobello Bun

  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • teaspoon oregano
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 caps portobello mushroom caps

Delicious Burger Patty

  • 6 ounces organic grass fed beef
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese

The Execution

1. Preheat your griddle to high.
2. In a bowl, combine the coconut oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper.

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

3. Clean portobello mushrooms by scraping out the gills. Add portobello caps, brush to coat, and let them marinade until ready to grill the meat.

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

4. In a separate bowl, combine ground beef, dijon, salt, pepper, and cheese.

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

5. Form meat mixture into a rounded patty.

6. Place “buns” on grill and let them cook for about 8 minutes or until heated through.

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

7. Add burger to the grill and cook for 5 minutes per side(medium rare).

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

8. Remove portobello caps and burger from the grill.

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

9. Wrap that sweet burger between your two mushroom buns, and lay on the fixin’s. Sugar free ketchup, onion, arugula, tomato – whatever you like!  These are great served with our fried mac and cheese.

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

If you need lower macros on this one, it’s really easy. Just get smaller portobello caps, and use less meat. Switch to chicken or turkey, and make some sliders instead!

Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers Calories Fats(g) Carbs(g) Fiber(g) Net Carbs(g) Protein(g)
½ tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil 61 6.74 0 0 0 0
1 clove garlic, minced 4 0.01 0.99 0.1 0.89 0.19
1 teaspoon oregano 5 0.08 1.24 0.8 0.44 0.16
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 0.07 1.47 0.6 0.87 0.24
2 caps (168 g) portobello mushroom caps 37 0.59 6.5 2.2 4.3 3.54
6 ounces organic grass fed beef 337 21.64 0 0 0 33.01
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 124 14 0 0 0 0
¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese 114 9.41 0.87 0 0.87 6.46
Totals 688 52.54 11.07 3.7 7.37 43.6
Guilt Free Portobello Bun Burgers

Makes a total of 1 serving, 668 calories, 52.54 fats, 7.37 net carbs, and 43.6 protein.

The Preparation

    Portobello "Bun"
  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 caps portobello mushroom caps
  • Delicious Burger Patty
  • 6 ounces organic grass fed beef
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese

The Execution

  1. Preheat griddle to high heat
  2. In a bowl, combine coconut oil and spices.
  3. Clean portobello mushrooms by scraping out the gills. Add Portobello caps and let them marinate until ready to grill the meat.
  4. In another bowl, combine your ground meat, mustard, salt, pepper, and cheese.
  5. Form meat mixture into a rounded patty
  6. Place “buns” on grill and let them cook for about 8 minutes – until heated through
  7. Add burger to the grill and cook for 5 minutes per side (medium rare)
  8. Remove Portobello caps and burger from the grill, assemble, and add your toppings of choice!
  9. Use turkey, chicken, or smaller mushroom caps/patties to lower calories.
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