M-M-Marvellous Mushroom Beef Burgers

Posted September 18, 2017

The marvellous mushrooms in this beef burger recipe keep these lean beef burgers moist and juicy even when using extra lean ground beef.
12 Minutes

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


1 lb (500 g) Extra Lean or Lean Ground Beef Sirloin or Round*

1 egg, beaten

¼ cup (50 mL) EACH dried bread crumbs and finely chopped mushrooms

1 medium onion, finely diced

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 tsp (5 mL) EACH dried oregano and basil

¼ tsp (1 mL) EACH salt and pepper


Combine ground beef, egg, bread crumbs, mushrooms, onion, garlic, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Mix lightly and shape into 4 to 6 patties, 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick.

Grill, broil or pan-fry using medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes per side, until digital rapid-read thermometer inserted sideways into centre of each patty reads at least 160°F (71°C). At this temperature, patties are cooked regardless of colour.

Tuck patties into toasted buns.

*Other Options: Lean Ground Chuck or Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef
A good source of Iron (19% RDI) and an excellent source of Zinc (56% RDI)

Nutrition Facts

Calories 254
Protein 24 g
Total Fat 14 g
Total Carbohydrates 7 g