Grilled Portobello Burger with Fontina and Basil

Grilled Portobello Burger with Fontina and Basil
Recipe type: appetizers
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 4 medium Portobello mushroom caps
  • 1 cup Fontina cheese, shredded
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 4 split crusty roll
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  1. Preheat grill or broiler
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper.
  3. Brush both sides of each mushroom with lemon juice mixture, using all of the dressing.
  4. Place mushrooms on a grill or a broiler rack pan rounded side up.
  5. Cook 3 minutes.
  6. Turn mushrooms stem-side up; sprinkle with cheese, oregano, and remaining ½ teaspoon black pepper.
  7. Continue cooking until mushrooms are tender and cheese is melted, about 3 minutes.
  8. Place each mushroom into a roll and sprinkle basil.
  9. Top with slice tomato and red onion, if desired.
  10. Serve.