[CnD] Portabello Burgers with Avocado Sauce

Cheryl Osborn chapalacheryl at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 00:27:51 GMT 2011

Portobello Burger with Avocado Sauce

.4 medium portabella mushrooms, stems removed
.1 medium onion, cut into 1/2 inch slices
.3 tbsp olive oil
.3/4 tsp salt, divided
.1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
.1 avocado, sliced
.2 tbsp low-fat yogurt
.1/2 tsp minced garlic
.4 hamburger buns, lightly toasted
.4 roasted red peppers, from a jar
Brush mushrooms and onion slices with oil; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper.
Heat large skillet or grill pan over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms; cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes, turning once. 

Transfer mushrooms to plate, cavity side up; cover to keep warm. 

In same skillet, cook onion slices until golden, about 8 minutes, turning occasionally.

Meanwhile, combine in small bowl, 1/2 of the avocado, yogurt, garlic and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; 

mash until smooth.

Spoon onions and roasted peppers into mushroom cavities, divided equally. Spread smooth Avocado mixture on bottom 

of each bun; top each with stuffed mushrooms. 

Top with remaining sliced avocado. Cover with tops of buns. 

Makes 4 vegetarian portabella mushroom burgers.

Cheryl O.

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