Plant-Based BBQ Hawaiian Burger

dairy free nut butter peanut butter vegan

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

INGREDIENTS

Recipe yields 4 vegan burgers

For burger

  • 4 burger buns (choose GF option if you prefer)
  • 4 portobello mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 4 pineapple slices
  • 4 leaves of butterhead lettuce or greens of choice
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt & Black pepper to taste
  • About 1/2 cup barbecue sauce

For BBQ sauce

  • 5 cups organic ketchup
  • 4 tbsp. peanut or almond butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 2 tbsp. molasses
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup or brown sugar*
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce (use tamari or coconut aminos for GF)
  • 2 tbsp. vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Sriracha, or other hot sauce

For peanut butter

  • 2 cups (275g) peanuts (untoasted, unsalted)
  • pinch salt (optional) 

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Start by making the peanut butter for BBQ sauce.
    • Place peanuts in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 2-3 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • Set aside 4 tbps. for BBQ sauce and store the rest for later use.

  • Add all BBQ sauce ingredients to a medium sized bowl and whisk to combine. Makes about 2 cups. Set aside and store leftover in the refrigerator up to a week.

  • Pre-heat your grill to medium-high.
  • Place the mushroom caps in the bowl and toss with BBQ sauce, using a spoon to evenly coat. Let stand at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes,
  • Place the mushrooms on the grill, reserving BBQ marinade for basting. Grill for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, or until tender, brushing with marinade frequently.
  • Add pineapple slices and onions to the grill (lid closed) and cook until tender.
  • Add buns to the cooler side of the grill for a few minutes before taking everything out.
  • Remove everything and make your burger in the order that you prefer most.
  • You can add any other ingredients you desire such as cheese; make it a double Portobello mushroom if you love mushrooms like me; add all the sauce you want. Enjoy!

 

 

 



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