Grilled Portabello Mushroom Sandwich

May 15 00:00 2002 Print This Article
Grilled Portabello Mushroom Sandwich

Servings: 4


  • 4 large sesame seed buns
  • 2 golf ball-sized balls of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 2 portabello mushrooms, sliced into halves horizontally
  • 1 large red pepper, cut in fourths vertically
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon dried or 4 tablespoon fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • Optional items: alfalfa sprouts, onions, tomatoes, pickle


  1. Combine cheese, oil, basil, chives and vinegar in a blender. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Grill the mushrooms (can also be done under a broiler) about 3 minutes per side or until tender.
  3. Grill peppers (do not peel) until tender, about 5 minutes per side. Skin will be wrinkled and lightly brown.
  4. Slightly toast the buns on the grill and spread the mozzarella mixture evenly on the bottom of each bun. Cover with mushroom slice and red pepper. Serve immediately.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving:
    211 Calories; 7g protein; 29 g carbohydrates; 2 g dietary fiber; 8 g fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 21 mcg folate; 3 mg iron 293 mg sodium

Source: Wheat Foods Council

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