Mushroom Burger

Mushroom Burger
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If you’d like, you can add a slice of reduced-fat Swiss cheese to these burgers. Cheese will add extra calories and fat, but not too many carbs. For a lower carb version, serve the burger in a lettuce wrap instead of a bun.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 burger
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 burger
  • Amount per serving Calories 330

  • Total Fat 13g
    • Saturated Fat 3.3g
    • Trans Fat 0.1g
  • Cholesterol 85mg
  • Sodium 330mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 5g
  • Protein 27g
  • Potassium 630mg
  • Phosphorus 370mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 3 Protein, 1 Fat, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable



  • lean ground turkey
    1 lbs
  • garlic powder
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • whole wheat hamburger buns (about 1 1/2 oz. each)
  • white (button) mushrooms (sliced)
    8 oz
  • romaine lettuce
    4 leaves
  • tomato slices


  1. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together turkey, garlic powder and black pepper. Divide turkey into four equal portions, shaping into a patty.

  3. Place patties on grill rack; grill 3-4 minutes per side or until juice run clear.

  4. In a medium sauté pan, heat margarine over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes until soft. Place each burger on bun, top with mushrooms. lettuce, and tomato.

  5. This recipe can be made gluten-free by using gluten-free bread and verify all other ingredients are gluten-free.