The mellow taste of dried porcini mushrooms makes a noticeable difference in this (not your regular) burger. What's better is that you can whip these up in no time for a quick lunch fix or light dinner.


  • 500g x Beef Mince

  • 20g x Dried Porcini Mushrooms, ground to a powder

  • 1/2 medium Onion, diced

  • 1 x tbsp Oil

  • 1 x sprig Thyme

  • 150g x Parmesan Cheese, grated finely

  • 1 x Egg, lightly beaten

  • 100g x fine Breadcrumbs

  • 1 x tsp Salt


  • 1.

    In a frying pan heat oil and and onions and thyme. Cook gently until slightly caramelised. Allow to cool.

  • 2.

    Combine beef mince, mushroom powder, parmesan, breadcrumbs and egg.

  • 3.

    Add cooked onions mixture and salt

  • 4.

    Mix thoroughly (with hands is best) and form into 6 patties.

  • 5.

    Fry or grill patties as you like and serve in a burger bun with egg, cheese, greens and sauce.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 420kj
  • Fat Total 27g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 26g
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Sodium 532mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Build your burger with your favourite fillings but I think the simple patty on some cheese with some baby spinach in a crusty bun highlights the beefy mushroom flavour.

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