There are two types of people in the world: those who believe that burgers should be simple and elegant, and those who think that the more stuff you can pile on top of it, the better it is.
This burger appeals to that second group. It has a bunch of awesome components that give it a great texture and spiciness. It takes a little longer to prepare, but it's totally worth it. Especially when you consider swapping out the mushroom for a juicy, red hamburger.
Now don't get me wrong, I'm a huge fan of mushrooms, and I love the portobello burger. I do my best to encourage other people who are biased against them to give my favorite fungi a chance, and I like to think I've brought a few over to the light side. But I'm a hearty meat eater, and it's impossible to say no to a delicious, medium-rare burger.
So light that grill and throw some beef patties next to your mushroom caps, and try them both! See which one you like better. ...continue reading