Greek style mushroom blended burger

#BlendYourBurger 1st Runner Up Godfrey Matsepe shares his recipe.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course #BlendYourBurger, Burgers, Culinary Collection
Cuisine #BlendYourBurger, burgers, South African
Servings 2



  • 40 g Fresh Tomato
  • 12 g Fresh Parsley
  • 300 g Beef Mince
  • 300 g Button Mushrooms
  • 1 slice Stale White Bread
  • 1/2 large Onion
  • 3 ml Dry Oregano
  • 1 ml Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 ml Ground Cumin
  • 12 ml Olive Oil
  • 1 ml Baking Powder
  • 1 ml Salt


For the burgers

  • Drench the slice of bread in water - put aside.
  • Grate the tomato & finely chop the parsley - put aside.
  • Roughly chop the mushrooms and flash fry – put aside.
  • Fry onions in olive oil until soft – put aside.
  • Add the cooked mushrooms, onion, bread, spices, herbs, baking powder, chopped tomato and parsley to the raw mince. Add seasoning to taste.
  • Mix by hand ensuring ingredients are well distributed.
  • Form the burger patty and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    Grill or fry patty.

To serve

  • Two toasted Sesame Seed buns.
  • A side salad and zucchini fries.
  • 2 x tablespoons of tzatziki to spoon over the patties.
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