Mighty Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger

The Mighty Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger is a healthier, gluten-free must have burger. Guiltless and delicious--we could not ask for a better combination.

Craving a burger but don’t want the extra calories or to suffer from that overly full feeling? Try our lettuce wrap burger. This recipe is lighter and guilt-free, as it uses only half the meat of a traditional patty and ditches the carby bun. The instant calories cut is the perfect bargaining tool for splurging on creamy cheddar or some tasty sides. Did we mention it’s gluten-free? It sure is one mighty burger!

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Mighty Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger

Description

The Mighty Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger is a healthier, gluten-free must have burger. Guiltless and delicious--we could not ask for a better combination.


Ingredients

  • ½ pound mushrooms, crimini or white button
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 head iceberg, green leaf or butter lettuce, rinsed then dried

Instructions

  1. Finely dice mushrooms or gently pulse in food processor.
  2. In skillet over medium-high heat, warm 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add mushrooms and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  3. Transfer cooled mushrooms to medium bowl. Add ground beef and salt, mixing until combined. Divide the meat mixture into 4 equal patties.
  4. In the same pan over medium-high heat, add remaining tablespoon of olive oil and cook burger patties until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees, about 5 minutes per side. Place cheese slices on top of each patty and cook just until melted.
  5. Remove patties from heat. To assemble, place tomato and onion slices on top of each patty. Top with condiments if desired. Use 2 or 3 lettuce leaves per patty and tightly wrap around each burger.

Mighty Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger


Description

The Mighty Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger is a healthier, gluten-free must have burger. Guiltless and delicious--we could not ask for a better combination.


Ingredients

  • ½ pound mushrooms, crimini or white button
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 head iceberg, green leaf or butter lettuce, rinsed then dried

Instructions

  1. Finely dice mushrooms or gently pulse in food processor.
  2. In skillet over medium-high heat, warm 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add mushrooms and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  3. Transfer cooled mushrooms to medium bowl. Add ground beef and salt, mixing until combined. Divide the meat mixture into 4 equal patties.
  4. In the same pan over medium-high heat, add remaining tablespoon of olive oil and cook burger patties until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees, about 5 minutes per side. Place cheese slices on top of each patty and cook just until melted.
  5. Remove patties from heat. To assemble, place tomato and onion slices on top of each patty. Top with condiments if desired. Use 2 or 3 lettuce leaves per patty and tightly wrap around each burger.