Shiitake Marsala Burgers
1 tsp. EVOO
16 organic shiitake mushrooms, divided
1 small yellow onion, minced
1/2 c. dry marsala, divided
1/4 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. grill seasoning
1 tbsp. Worchestershire sauce
8 oz. 96% lean ground beef
2 pitas, sliced in half
4 slices of Swiss cheese
Mince 8 of the shiitake mushrooms.
Heat a skillet over medium-low, add the EVOO, mushrooms and onion.
Sautee for 5 minutes, or until the moisture is cooked out.
Turn heat to high, add 1/4 c. marsala wine.
Cook marsala off completely.
Add mushroom mix to a mixing bowl. Cool for 5 minutes.
Slice remaining mushrooms, add to pan and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened.
Add remaining wine, cook off, place mushrooms in a dish and set aside.
Add ground beef, thyme and worchestershire to the minced mushrooms/onions.
Gently mix, form into 4 patties.
Heat skillet over medium heat, add patties.
Cook for 5 minutes, flip, top with mushrooms and swiss.
Cook next side for 5 minutes.
Slide into pitas, top with mustard.
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