Mediterranean portobello mushroom  burger

Mediterranean portobello mushroom burger



tspolive oil
tspfeta cheese
large portobello mushroom caps
large basil leaves
garlic cloves, minced
tbspRoasted Red Pepper Bruschetta (spread)
burger buns

Nutritional information

Calculated based on standard values with available measurements and may therefore not be accurate

  • Energy282 kcal
  • Protein5 g
  • Total Lipid (Fat)27 g
  • Cholesterol14 mg
  • Saturated Fatty Acids6 g
  • Monounsaturated Fatty Acids13 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids2 g
  • Carbohydrate5 g
  • Sugars2 g
  • Fiber2 g
  • Calcium81 mg
  • Iron10 mg
  • Potassium0 mg
  • Sodium569 mg
  • Vitamin E4 mg
  • Vitamin C40 mg
  • Vitamin K5 µg


Step 1

Set the grill to a medium temperature.

Step 2

Cut the tomatoes and onion into slices.

Step 3

Lightly coat each portobello with a teaspoon of olive oil and season with pepper.

Step 4

Place the mushrooms on the grill for 2 minutes per side. Then add onions to the grill.

Step 5

Rotate the mushrooms so their caps face the grill. Stuff the inner part with garlic, bell pepper bruschetta, and olives, seasoning with salt and pepper. Continue grilling for an additional 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Lay each grilled portobello on a bun. Top with a teaspoon of feta cheese, a slice of grilled onion, two tomato slices, a pair of basil leaves, and a dash of vinegar. Complete by placing the other half of the bun on top.

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Support for Thyroid Health part 2

Support for Thyroid Health part 2

by simeon.mcgri
12 recipes

Recipe Story

Journey to the heart of the Mediterranean with our delectable Portobello Burger, a dish that seamlessly fuses taste with health benefits, especially for the thyroid. Crafted with the finest ingredients, this burger delivers the authentic flavors of the Mediterranean region, complemented by the unparalleled health advantages of its key components.

Why It’s A Thyroid Health Marvel:

  1. Portobello Mushroom Caps: Rich in selenium, a vital mineral for thyroid hormone synthesis, portobello mushrooms play a pivotal role in maintaining thyroid health. Moreover, they are a low-calorie, nutrient-dense choice for those conscious about overall health.

  2. Olive Oil: Celebrated as a cornerstone of Mediterranean cuisine, olive oil is loaded with antioxidants and healthy fats. These help in reducing inflammation, which can, in turn, mitigate the risk of thyroid-related issues.

  3. Feta Cheese: A source of iodine, feta cheese contributes to the production and proper functioning of thyroid hormones. Iodine deficiency can lead to various thyroid disorders, making feta an essential inclusion in this burger.

  4. Tomatoes & Onions: Both are sources of antioxidants and vital nutrients, with tomatoes providing vitamins needed for overall body health and onions containing minerals beneficial for thyroid function.

  5. Basil: This aromatic herb isn't just for taste. Basil is known to have anti-inflammatory properties that can contribute to optimal thyroid health.

  6. Garlic: Minced garlic in the burger not only enhances the taste but is also rich in selenium, further aiding thyroid health.

  7. Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta: Peppers are abundant in antioxidants, and when combined with a bruschetta spread, they pack a punch of flavor and health benefits.

Indulge in the Mediterranean Portobello Burger and take a flavorful voyage while also nourishing your thyroid. Its perfect blend of taste and health benefits makes it a must-try for all. With every bite, you're not just savoring a delicacy but also taking a step towards better thyroid health.