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Portobello Mushroom Burgers

May is National Hamburger Month, but here at One Green Planet, I know we prefer veggie burgers. These portobello burgers are so filling and they are exceptionally tasty. Your omnivore friends will like them as much as your vegan friends do! Celebrate Memorial Day with a vegan BBQ and be sure to grill up these portobellos. Let your guests top them with their favorite burger toppings. Some of my favorites include avocado, onions, tomato, roasted red peppers, a grainy mustard, and vegenaise. You don't want to miss out on these!

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

This Recipe is :



2 burgers


  • 2 portobello mushrooms, wiped clean and stem removed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • Pinch of sea salt and pepper


  1. Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic,  basil, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper, until blended well.
  2. Pour mixture over mushroom caps and let marinade for 20-30 minutes, flipping mushrooms over once.
  3. Heat barbecue to medium-high heat and place mushrooms on grill, gill side up first.
  4. Let cook for 4-6 minutes on each side.
  5. Remove mushrooms onto toasted hamburger buns and top with your favourite toppings.
  6. Enjoy!






Koko Brill is a young, health-conscious culinary school graduate. A long-time vegetarian and frequent vegan, Koko loves to cook and bake using wholesome ingredients that benefit the body and the Earth. She enjoys growing her own food, and learning about gardening and permaculture. Koko blogs at Koko’s Kitchen and when she’s not in the kitchen she can be found running, biking, doing yoga, or enjoying a drink with friends.



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4 comments on “Portobello Mushroom Burgers”

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Paulo Pereira
6 Months Ago

It is Delicious! Thank you for sharing. :)

Jen Nikolaus
3 Years Ago

Grilling these tonight!!! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. I am a huge fan of portobello mushrooms, can't wait to try your version! Oh, and I'm your newest Pinterest follower/FB "liker"! Looking forward to keeping up with your healthy recipes! ~Jen @yummyhealthyeasy.blogspot.com

3 Years Ago

Portobello Burgers are at the top of our Favorite Sandwich list. I just found some superdelicious flavored vinegars that would be cool to try with this...cherry vinegar and curry mango vinegar and some fabulous wine vinegars. Thanks for the recipe!

Miachel Pruett
3 Years Ago

So simple! Will have to try this weekend. :)

Kelly @ Inspired Edibles
3 Years Ago

I was just thinking about portobello burgers this weekend... what a perfect time of year to enjoy their goodness on the bbq. Thanks Koko - this recipe looks delightful!


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