Grilled Onion and Mushroom Elk Burgers

  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Servings: 4 Servings
  • Calories per serving 514, Protein 34g, Fat 24g, Carbs 42g, Fiber 6g

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp Butter, divided (1.9 oz)
  • Swiss Cheese, 0.5 cup (0 oz)
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Basil (0.1 oz)
  • 2 Tbsp Dried Garlic  (0.6 oz)
  • 2 Tbsp Onion Powder(0.5 oz) 
  • 2 Tbsp Paprika (0.5 oz) 
  • 1Tbsp dried rosemary (0.1 oz)
  • 1 Tsp Mayonnaise (0.1 oz) 
  • 3 Tbsp Garlic, chopped (0.9 oz)
  • 1 NLEA serving Lettuce (3.2 oz)
  • 2 Cups Mushrooms, sliced (6.9 oz)
  • 1 Tomato, sliced (6.4 oz) 
  • 1 Tsp Red Pepper (0.2 oz) 
  • 1 LB Ground Elk (16.2 oz)
  • 4 Hamburger Buns (6.1 oz)
  • 2 Tbsp Steak Seasoning (0.3 oz) 
  • 3 Tbsp Pepper (0.6 oz)
  • 2 Tbsp Kosher Salt (1.3 oz)
  • 1 Yellow Onion, Sliced (3.9 oz)
Grilled Onion and Mushroom Elk Burger

Instructions

  •  In a small bowl mix ingredients of steak seasoning. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine ground elk, garlic and steak seasoning. Form into 4 patties. Press the centers of the patties down so that the burgers dont get to thick in the middle when you grill them.
  • Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • While burgers are in the refrigerator, heat a skillet over medium heat. Melt 2 Tablespoons butter. Add mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Cook mushrooms for about 10 minutes, adding garlic to mushrooms after about 5 minutes. While mushrooms are cooking preheat additional skillet or use the same one as mushrooms if large enough.
  • Melt 2 Tablespoons butter. Add onion and season with salt and pepper. Cook onions until they become translucent and slightly browned.
  • While mushrooms are cooking, preheat grill to medium/high heat. Grill elk patties on each side for 2-3 minutes for medium rare, 3-4 minutes for medium. The last minute of cooking, add Swiss cheese to each patty. Grill buns until toasted
  • Assemble burgers: Bun, mayonnaise, lettuce, grilled onions, burger, mushrooms, tomatoes, mayonnaise and top bun.