Mouthwatering Portobello Burgers

Mouthwatering Portobello Burgers

When it comes to vegetarian grilling, nothing beats the savory delight of Mouthwatering Portobello Burgers. These hearty, umami-packed burgers are a favorite at our family cookouts, and they’re sure to become a hit at your gatherings too. Imagine sinking your teeth into a juicy, marinated Portobello mushroom cap nestled between a soft, toasted bun, topped with fresh veggies and a creamy aioli – it’s a flavor explosion that even meat lovers won’t be able to resist.


  • 4 large Portobello mushroom caps
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 burger buns
  • Lettuce, tomato, and red onion for toppings
  • 1/2 cup aioli or mayonnaise


  1. Start by cleaning the Portobello mushroom caps and removing the stems.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Place the mushroom caps in a resealable plastic bag or a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Seal the bag or cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, allowing the mushrooms to soak up the flavors.
  4. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat and lightly oil the grates.
  5. Grill the marinated Portobello mushrooms for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until they are tender and have grill marks.
  6. Toast the burger buns on the grill for a minute or until they’re slightly crispy.
  7. Assemble your mouthwatering burgers by placing a grilled Portobello cap on each bun, topped with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and a generous dollop of aioli.

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Yields: 4 burgers

These Mouthwatering Portobello Burgers are a delicious and satisfying vegetarian option for your next BBQ. Perfectly marinated and grilled Portobello mushroom caps are served on toasted buns with fresh toppings and a creamy aioli.

Nutritional Information: (per burger)

  • Calories: 280
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Fat: 15g

These mouthwatering Portobello burgers are sure to be a hit at your next cookout. Their robust flavor and meaty texture make them a fantastic alternative to traditional burgers. Whether you’re a vegetarian or a meat lover looking to switch things up, give these burgers a try, and you won’t be disappointed. The marinated Portobello mushrooms paired with fresh toppings and creamy aioli create a burger experience that will have everyone coming back for seconds.

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