Exos | Formerly Core Performance

Set Your Fitness Goals. We'll Help You Achieve Them.

Join for free and you'll gain instant access to our tracking and reporting tools, expert coaching tips, and a free trial to our personalized training and nutrition programs.

Core Knowledge


Portobello Burgers

Cook Time
15 minutes
54 g
Total Fat
32 g
Saturated Fat
13 g
17 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g


  • 1 1/3 lb ground turkey breast
  • 6 crimini mushrooms
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • 1 handful flat-leaf parsley
  • 8 portobello mushroom caps
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/2 lb fresh mozzarella
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 plum tomato
  • salt and pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • balsamic vinaigrette


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 
  2. While oven is warming up, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  3. In a bowl, combine 1 1/3 pounds of ground turkey breast with salt and pepper (to taste).
  4. Mix in six chopped crimini mushrooms, 1/2 of a chopped red bell pepper, 1/2 of a chopped yellow onion, two minced cloves of garlic, and 3 tablespoons of tomato paste.
  5. Mix thoroughly, and then add 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes, 1/2 cup of grated Parmigiano Reggiano, and 1 handful of sliced flat-leaf parsley.
  6. Knead meat thoroughly until all ingredients are mixed in, and then form the meat into four large patties.
  7. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil on the patties. Cook for 5-6 minutes on each side in the skillet.
  8. Place eight portobello mushroom caps on a baking sheet.
  9. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette and extra virgin olive oil.
  10. Bake the caps for 12 minutes, remove from the oven, and season with salt and pepper.
  11. Top four of the caps with 1/2 cup of sliced arugula and a burger. 
  12. Split 1/2 pound of mozzarella cheese, slices of plum tomatoes, and slices of red onion between the burgers.
  13. Place burgers in the oven for 1 minute to melt cheese.
  14. Cap burgers with the other portobello caps and serve.

Tags: Dinner, Cooking, Recipes, Food, Lunch

More Recipes


Greek Turkey Burger

Feta, pesto, and spinach add a fresh Mediterranean taste to this burger.


Shredded BBQ Chicken Sandwich

A quick 20-minute recipe for a tasty sandwich.


Turkey Meatball Spaghetti

A fast and simple recipe for a hearty but healthy family-size meal.


Turkey Pastrami Reuben

A healthier twist on this classic pub sandwich.


Turkey Burger Burrito and Chili Lime Cucumbers

Spice up your burrito with a side of chili and lime cucumbers.