Beef Burger with Mushrooms

The savory combination of ground beef with mushrooms, garlic, onion and sausage is the key to this mouthwatering burger!

Serves: 4Prep: 15 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds Kroger® Ground Beef
  • 1 cup mushrooms, cooked and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup Private Selection™ Traditional Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 2 link (10 oz.) Italian sausage, or chorizo
  • 4 leaf Private Selection™ Living Lettuce
  • 4 Kroger® 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns
  • 1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and sliced


  • In a bowl, mix ground beef, salt (to taste), pepper (to taste), mushrooms, garlic, onion, egg and breadcrumbs. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Remove and divide into 4 patties.
  • Cut sausage in pieces. In a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, place in sausage/chorizo and cook for 5-8 minutes, or until fully cooked and no longer pink in the center.
  • Spray grill-pan with cooking spray or brush grill with canola oil. Place patties on grill-pan over medium heat and cook for 10-14 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F. If using grill, heat grill to medium, place burgers on grate and cook for 10-14 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F.
  • Top the bottom half of each bun with lettuce, patty, red bell peppers, sausage and bun top. Refrigerate leftovers.