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Fresh new ideas while on the Cycle Diet. Gluten Free recipes and substitution suggestions are indicated. Open to the public.
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TOPIC: Portobello Burgers

Portobello Burgers 06 May 2008 15:27 #4563

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Every once in a while Sparkpeople runs a great recipe on their e-mails. I receive this one today it looks like an excellent one....I love portobella mushrooms, they're a great substitue for meat during the luteal phase or for you vegetarians...they're GF without the bun.

Portobello Burgers
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Serves: 4

Serve in place of a steak or with lettuce and tomato on toasted whole-grain buns.

4 large Portobello mushrooms
2 cloves garlic, sliced into very thin slivers
1 tsp. fresh rosemary or 1/2 tsp. dried, (optional)
1 tsp. fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp. dried, (optional)
1-1/2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1. Preheat broiler or grill.
2. Wipe mushrooms with damp cloth. Remove stems.
3. With paring knife, make slits in tops of caps. Stuff slivers of garlic and herbs (if using) into slits.
4. In small bowl, whisk together oil and vinegar with salt and pepper to taste. Brush mushrooms with oil mixture.
5. Place mushrooms, cap-side down, on pan and broil or grill until soft and brown, about 3 to 5 minutes per side.

NUTRITION INFO (per serving)
Calories: 71.6
Fat: 5.5 g
Carbohydrates: 4.5 g
Protein: 3.2 g
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