mushroom swiss bacon burger

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I might not eat them as much as I used to, but I am still almost always down for a burger.  A big, juicy, dripping good mess of a burger. 
Why don't we make them more at home? Everyone thinks you need to go out to get a good burger.  Come on! Get in the kitchen and make yourself drool while fixin' that baby up. 


  • 2 lbs ground beef 
  • 3 large portobello mushroom caps 
  • 1 tsp tonys cajun seasoning 
  • 1/2 tsp garlic 
  • Burger mix 
    • I use 3 tsp per pound of ground beef. (Emerils Recipe) 

    • 2 1⁄2tablespoons paprika
    • 2 tablespoons salt
    • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
    • 1 tablespoon onion powder 
    • 2 teaspoons black pepper
    • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • Cooked bacon (Optional) 


  • Makes 6-8 burgers depending on size 
  • Mix burger mix into ground beef 
  • Form burger patties to desired size 
  • Heat up heavy bottom skillet to fry the patties in- I use cast iron 
  • Cook on each side, flipping half way through 
  • After all patties are removed place portobello mushrooms in the hot oil 
  • Season with the tony's and garlic powder 
  • Cook until tender 
  • Make burger 
  • Bottom bun 
  • Mayonnaise 
  • Burger patty 
  • Mushrooms 
  • Swiss 
  • Bacon
  • Top bun