Mushroom pesto burgers recipe
If your kids are burger-crazy, then these vegetarian mushroom pesto burgers need to be at the top of your meal-planning list! Super healthy and jam-packed full of gorgeous Mediterranean flavours, the whole fam will love biting into these burgers.
- olive oil spray
- 8 medium (600g) Portobello mushrooms
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 4 ciabatta rolls
- 40g baby spinach leaves, washed and dried
- 1 x 160g jar oven-roasted capsicum
- 4 tbsp pesto
- 40g fetta, crumbled
Heat a medium size, non-stick frying pan and spray lightly with olive oil.
Spray mushrooms with a light coat of oil and add to the frying pan.
Sprinkle with garlic powder and cook for 4 minutes on each side, or until mushrooms are soft and fragrant.
Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.
Slice rolls in half and spray lightly with oil.
Divide spinach equally among rolls, place 2 mushrooms on each roll and top with capsicum, pesto and fetta.
- These burgers are really filling, most young kids will probably only be able to eat half each.
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- This recipe was created by Jay Rogers for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder. You can follow Jay at The Moodie Foodie.