Maitake Mushroom and Machego Stuffed Burger

Maitake Mushroom and Machego Stuffed Burger

Author: tiny Giant Support


  • 2 lb Ground Beef
  • 2 T Beef Rub
  • ½ c Manchego Cheese
  • 3 oz Maitake Mushrooms stems removed
  • 1 T Shallots finely chopped
  • 1 t Garlic minced
  • 1 T Vegetable Oil


  • Heat grill to medium.
  • Mix ground beef and Mr. Bar-B-Q® Bangin’ Beef Rub in a bowl until well combined.
  • Split beef into 8 even sized balls.
  • Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat and add the vegetable oil.
  • When oil is hot, add the shallot and garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the mushrooms. Sauté the mushrooms, garlic, and shallots for 3 minutes and set aside to cool
  • Once mushrooms have cooled to room temperature, place on a cutting board and rough chop.
  • Now, mix with the manchego cheese.
  • Place one of the beef balls inside the Mr. Bar-B-Q Burger Press.
  • Using the stuffing part of the press, push down until a well is formed.
  • Place 1 tbsp of the mushroom mixture inside the well of each burger and spread evenly.
  • Put another of the beef balls on top and using the presser, push down to flatten into hamburger shape.
  • Remove the burger from the press and pinch the edges to seal.
  • Repeat process until you have 4 stuffed burgers.
  • Brush a little oil on each side of the burgers and place into burger basket.
  • Cook until cheese is melted.


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