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Recipe of the Month – May 2017

May 10th, 2017Blog, Food Trends, Nutrition

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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


  1. Finely dice mushrooms or gently pulse in food processor.

  2. 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.

  3. Add beef, tomato paste, basil and cooled mushroom together and mix until combined.

  4. 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)

  5. Place on bun and top with ½ oz. mozzarella if desired.