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Mushroom burger: vegetarian and delicious! – Italian Cuisine

Mushroom burger: vegetarian and delicious!

Do you want a burger made with mushrooms or a mushroom that looks like a hamburger? This and other autumn ideas not to be missed!

Do you want to prepare a vegetarian burger with mushrooms?
No, we are not crazy.
Look at what curious recipes we have designed for you!

Mushroom burger: the easiest recipe


100 g of champignon mushrooms
1 egg
300 g of boiled potatoes
1 tablespoon of Parmesan
breadcrumbs to taste
parsley to taste
1 clove of garlic
extra virgin olive oil to taste
Salt to taste
pepper as needed


Clean and cut the mushrooms and cook them in a pan with garlic, oil, parsley, salt and pepper.
Once cold, mix them with the boiled potatoes and mashed with a fork, egg, Parmesan cheese and a pinch of salt.
Gradually add the breadcrumbs until you reach the right consistency to be worked by hand to obtain burgers.
Once ready, bread them with more breadcrumbs and cook them in a pan with oil or in the oven at 200 ° for about 20 minutes.

Portobello burger

This burger is very special because there is no bread, but there are two portobello mushrooms to replace it.
This particular variety of mushrooms in fact has a shape that closely resembles that of a burger bun, the classic soft hamburger bun, and once emptied inside and deprived of the stem, they can host a vegetable or meat hamburger.
An idea for celiacs, for those who do not want to consume too many carbohydrates, for a light and complete second course and to serve a burger in an unexpected way.
Just grill two heads of portobello mushrooms and a meat or vegetable burger.
Once the ingredients are ready, simply assemble them by placing the burger between the two mushrooms with the addition of cheese, if you like, crunchy bacon and sauces to taste.

What if the burger is a mushroom?

THE Portobello mushrooms are also the protagonists of this recipe.
In this case the bread is there, but the filling is missing.
Instead of the classic meat burger, here's a tasty portobello mushroom that's soft and juicy and has a meat-like texture.
You can cook it in the oven at 200 ° for 20 minutes with hateful elegant and aromatic herbs or grilled.

How to choose mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms cannot be substituted except by very large champignon mushrooms, but you will not get the same result.
As for the burgers made with mushrooms and potatoes, on the other hand, you can choose champignons, porcini mushrooms for a more intense flavor, chiodini, field mushrooms or a mixture.
Instead of potatoes, you can add cannellini beans or lentils to achieve the same consistency.

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Zucchini burger: three quick and easy recipes – Italian Cuisine

Zucchini burger: three quick and easy recipes

Preparing veggie burgers at home is really easy and those with zucchini fit all tastes

THE zucchini burger they are an easy and healthy second course that the whole family likes!
Here are three recipes of vegetarian burgers with zucchini and a recipe with fish.
Find out how to prepare them in a few minutes and with just a few ingredients:

Zucchini and legume burger

Blanch 200 g of zucchini and then mash them with a fork to remove some liquid.
Blend 300 g of cannellini or borlotti beans already cooked and mix everything with the zucchini.
You can add a egg to mix everything and a tablespoon of parmesan, salt and pepper.
If you prefer to make them vegan then don't add eggs and parmesan.
To work the mixture, the breadcrumbs must still be added, just enough to obtain soft and compact burgers.
You can cook them in a non-stick pan with a little oil, or in the oven at 200 ° for 20 minutes.

Tofu and zucchini burger

Blend a stick of tofu of 200 g with 200 g of zucchini cooked in a pan or in the oven with oil and onion.
Then add a tablespoon of nutritional yeast, a mix of herbs like parsley, basil and mint and breadcrumbs as required.
Salt and pepper to taste and compose the burger and then pass them again in the breadcrumbs or in the corn flour if you like them a little crunchy.
Bake them in the oven at 200 ° for 20 minutes or in a pan with a little oil.

Zucchini and potato burger

Blanch 200 g of zucchini and 200 g of potatoes and then mash everything very well with a fork.
You can also blend, but having the pieces of vegetables in the dough is better.
If you want to add a little more flavor, cook the zucchini in a pan with oil and onion instead of boiling them, while blanching the potatoes anyway.
Once the vegetables are ready and mashed, add a egg and the parmesan for a full version, or just breadcrumbs.
Season with salt and cook in a pan or oven.

Zucchini and cod burger

Zucchini burgers can also be made with fish, for example with salmon or cod. In this case we tried them with the latter, here is the procedure:
cook 200 g of sliced ​​courgettes in a pan with half an onion and oil.
In the same pan, cook two clean cod fillets, adding a little water and a few drops of lemon juice.
Coarsely blend the fish and courgettes and then add an egg and the breadcrumbs as required.
Season with salt and, if you want, add some spices like parsley and marjoram.
Bake these burgers in the oven or pan.
We suggest you bread them well on the outside, perhaps brushing them first with milk and then passing them in breadcrumbs or panko to make them more crunchy.

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Lentil burger – Italian Cuisine

Lentil burger


1) Cook the cous cous following the package directions and let it cool down.

2) Read the lentils with chopped shallots and the grated carrot in vegetable broth, over low heat, until the lentils have absorbed the liquid.

3) Combine a sprinkle of curry, a thread of oil and let it dry over high heat and always stirring. Rule of salt and pepper, join the couscous and egg and mix well.

4) Shape the burgers with the pastry cutter, compact them well and transfer them to the fridge. Cut i sandwiches in half and heat the cut part on the grill for a few seconds. Smear the bases of the sandwiches with the cheese, merge i drained tomatoes and then a coarse chopped of leaves of marjoram with the garlic skinned, a pinch of salt, the almonds is the oil necessary to make it soft.

5) Cook the burgers with a drizzle of oil, browning them on both sides and turning them gently. Put them in sandwiches and serve.

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