Portobello Swiss Cheese Burgers with Caramelized Onions

(makes 4 servings)
Weight loss recipes : Portobello Swiss Cheese Burgers with Caramelized Onions


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 4 portobello mushroom caps (about 3½-4 oz. total)
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese (about 2 oz. total)
  • 4 light multigrain English muffins, (100 calories each), such as Thomas’, split


  • In small-size nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tsp. of oil. Add onion and sugar and cook, stirring occasionally, about 5-6 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from heat.
  • In small-size bowl, combine vinegar and remaining oil. Brush over mushroom caps and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill, covered, turning occasionally, about 9-11 minutes or until tender. Top each mushroom with 1 slice cheese and grill about 1-2 minutes or until cheese melts. Transfer to plate and keep warm.
  • Toast English muffins. Place bottom half of each muffin on plate and top with 1 mushroom and one-quarter of the onion. Top with remaining muffin halves.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving : 210 Calories, 11 g Protein, 31 g Carbohydrates, 5 g Dietary Fiber, 6 g Fat, 2 g Saturated Fat, 210 mg Sodium


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