Mexican Beef-Mushroom Patty Melts

Dish type
Ready in
40 minutes


  • Nonstick Cooking Spray
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) Baby Bella Mushrooms, Finely Chopped
  • 1 tsp. 40% less-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Sliced Vidalia Onion
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Jalapeño Peppers
  • 3/4 lb. 93% Lean Ground Beef
  • 8 slices Whole Wheat Bread
  • 4 slices Muenster Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Black Bean and Corn Salsa
  • 1 Avocado, Peeled, Pitted and Sliced


Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ready in
40 minutes
  1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium heat. Spray large skillet with cooking spray; heat 1 minute over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, taco seasoning and black pepper; cook 10 minutes or until very tender, golden brown and all liquid has evaporated, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
  2. Spray second large skillet with cooking spray; heat 1 minute over medium heat. Add onion and jalapeño peppers; cook 8 minutes or until very tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  3. In large bowl, thoroughly mix ground beef and mushroom mixture; form into 4 (½-inch-thick) patties. Make shallow indentation in center of each patty.
  4. Spray both sides of patties with cooking spray; place on hot grill rack, cover and cook 8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°, turning once. About 4 minutes before burgers are done, grill bread until grill marks appear, turning once. About 2 minutes before burgers are done, top burgers with cheese.
  5. Serve burgers on bread topped with onion-pepper mixture, salsa and avocado.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
Per Serving
Calories 498, Total Fat 22g, Saturated Fat 8g, Cholesterol 77mg, Sodium 575mg, Carbohydrate 40g, Protein 35g
Serving Size1
Total Fat22g
Saturated Fat8g