Shiitake Stuffed Burgers

A hearty burger bursting with rich, salty flavor

1/3 cup Frontier Dehydrated Shiitake Mushrooms
1/4 cup hot water
2 pounds lean ground beef
2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon Frontier Hawaiian Red Sea Salt
1/2 teaspoon Frontier Organic Thyme
1. In a medium mixing bowl, break mushrooms into 1/4-inch pieces. Add hot water and let re-hydrate 5 to 10 minutes, then drain.
2. Divide meat into 8 equal portions. Form each into a patty.
3. In bowl with mushrooms, add cheese, Frontier Red Lava Sea Salt and thyme leaf. Mix well. Scoop an equal portion onto 4 of the patties. Take the remaining 4 patties and mold onto patties topped with cheese mixture. Make sure patties are sealed and flattened.
4. Grill, broil or cook in pan on stovetop until done.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 10 min
10 min soaking time

Cook Time: 10 min

Servings: 4

Recipe By: Test Kitchen

Chef Suggestions
Serve with whole wheat bun, spinach leaves and sliced tomatoes.

Turn into 1/4-pound burgers and make into 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 440 calories, 24g total fat, 150mg cholesterol, 800mg sodium, 2g total carbohydrate and 50g protein.