Beef & Portobella Mushroom Melt
Makes 4 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Ease of Preparation: Easy
12 ounces 93%-lean ground beef
2 cups finely chopped portobella mushroom caps, (about 2), gills removed
3 tablespoons plain dry breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4 whole grain sandwich thins
1 clove garlic, peeled
4 slices Swiss cheese, (2 ounces)
1. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler. Line a broiler pan with foil.
2. Mix beef, mushrooms, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire, thyme, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until combined. Shape into 4 patties and place on the prepared pan. Broil until cooked though, 4 to 6 minutes per side.
3. Meanwhile, toast sandwich thins. Rub each piece with garlic.
4. Place 1 patty on the bottom of the sandwich thin, top each with a slice of cheese. Remove foil and place the sandwiches on the pan; broil until the cheese is just melted, 30 to 60 seconds.
Nutritional Notes: 259 Calories; 11 g Fat; 5 g Sat; 4 g Mono; 61 mg Cholesterol; 26 g Carbohydrates; 25 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 433 mg Sodium; 412 mg Potassium