The vegan interpretation

Vegan Mushroom Burger

Hands up who loves burgers! After experimenting for months we came up with probably the easiest recipe you can imagine. Get ready for this mind-blowing delicious combination.


Most burger recipes want you to prepare the patties by mincing, mashing, mixing, kneading and what not. Based on beans or grains some of them taste amazing, but they are extra work and often they fall apart after the first bite. Instead we just use the patty provided by nature — the cap of the portobello mushroom. These large mushrooms are actually the mature state of the widely used champignon or button mushroom. Since they are fully-grown they lose some moisture which leads to an even more meaty texture and earthy taste.

Using store-bought burger buns brings the preparation time further down. When shopping you have to check the ingredients, since some buns contain unnecessary egg and milk ingredients. We prefer to bake our own buns which will be featured in the future with a more advanced burger recipe.

Burger Buns


Yields 4 burgers


Mushroom Patties





  1. Whisk soy sauce with spices together as a marinade
  2. Destem the mushrooms
  3. Brush the marinade from all sides onto the mushrooms
  4. Set aside to let marinate

Marinated Mushrooms

Burger Sauce

  1. Dice half a white onion and gherkin
  2. Mince the garlic
  3. Mix ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise with onion, gherkin and minced garlic


  1. Slice red onion in rings
  2. Cut tomatoes and avocado in slices
  3. Wash and dry the spinach

Let’s start

  1. Heat a pan with some oil, preferred in a griddle pan
  2. Caramelise the red onion rings initially over high heat until browning starts then cook them slowly over low heat. The natural sugar of the onion will gradually caramelise. Stir occasionally till golden brown and soft
  3. Move onions to one side of your pan
  4. Fry the marinated mushrooms from both sides until chewy soft
  5. Toast the buns in the pan

Pan with Onions and Mushrooms


Burger Ingredients

Assemble the burgers with


The resulting burger

Step by step tutorial


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