Ingredients
 
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • ¼ lb mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp fresh sage, chopped finely
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • Freshly milled black pepper
Instructions
 
  1. Wash the mushrooms and chop them into quarters.
  2. Place them on a baking sheet and roast at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until they reduce by half.
  3. Press the garlic with a garlic press; chop the sage leaves finely.
  4. Bring 2 tablespoons of olive oil to medium heat and cook the garlic and sage for about 3 minutes.
  5. Put the roasted mushrooms in the food processor along with the garlic/sage mix.
  6. Process until the mushrooms are in small pieces.
  7. Add the ground beef and some freshly milled black pepper to the food processor.
  8. Pulse to incorporate all the ingredients.
  9. Form the mixture into burgers. 10. Bring the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil to medium heat.
  10. Fry the burgers for about 5 minutes per side.
  11. Alternatively, you can cook the burgers on an indoor or outdoor grill.