Recipe of the Month – May 2017
Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients & Amounts
½ lb. brown, Italian or Crimini, raw mushrooms
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lb. 93% lean/7% fat raw ground beef
¼ c. no salt added tomato paste
1 tsp dried basil leaves
2 oz. part skim milk mozzarella cheese
4 sesame seed hamburger buns
Finely dice mushrooms or gently pulse in food processor.
Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in skillet on medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and saute 5-7 minutes until golden brown. Remove from heat and cool 5 minutes.
Add beef, tomato paste, basil and cooled mushroom together and mix until combined.
Make 4 patties. Cook burger patties on medium-high 5-7 minutes on each side or until desired doneness is reached (160 on an instant read thermometer is the safest)
Place on bun and top with ½ oz. mozzarella if desired.