Broiled Portabella Mushrooms

I’m not a huge hamburger fan anymore.  Oh, don’t get me wrong, I can go for a juicy bacon cheeseburger once a month like any woman (ladies, you know what I mean 😉  but the rest of the month, when my family is barbecuing hamburgers, I prefer either a veggie burger or a grilled or broiled portabella.  Since I am not a barbecue chef like hubby or Bud, I am sharing my broiled portabella recipe with you today.


4 portabella mushroom caps

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1/4 cup Italian dressing

4 thin sandwich rounds


Turn on the broiler and position the rack as close to the heat source as possible.

Trim the stems of the mushroom caps to within a quarter inch of the cap.

broiled portabella mushrooms

Brush both sides of caps with Italian dressing.

broiled portabella mushrooms

Cut 3 or 4 slits in the top of each cap and insert the minced garlic into the slits (personally I use 1 clove per cap but for most people that is probably too much garlic).  Broil for 4-5 minutes per side.  Serve with or without toasted thin sandwich rounds.

broiled portabella mushroomsEnjoy!!

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