The Ultimate Vegan Pulled Mushroom Burger!

vegan pulled mushroom burger

My love for super duper whoppa sandwiches started at a very young age. Almost every day, before school, my Father would prepare the most epic sandwiches. They were always packed with layer after layer of goodness, always tasted incredible, and as children, we would simply love his sandwiches. So I thought it was about time I added one to the blog. And today it’s this ultimate vegan pulled mushroom burger!

It has all the characteristics that a super duper whoppa sandwich has, the layers, the flavors, plus it’s a quick fix, making it perfect for lunch, dinner or any busy day.

This easy, hassle-free vegan burger, which takes just minutes to prepare, is made up of shredded king oyster mushrooms fried with various pastes, spices, herbs and more.

And if you’re wondering where I got the genius idea to shred king oyster mushrooms it didn’t just miraculously come to me in a dream, it’s thanks to a mouthwatering BOSH video I saw a while back. Let’s just say from now on, I always make sure to stock up on them when possible.

vegan pulled mushroom burger

What You’ll Need

Makes 2 Vegan Pulled Oyster Mushroom Sandwiches

1 Tablespoon (10 gr) of Olive Oil

1 Small Red Onion (96 gr)

3 King Oyster Mushrooms (150 gr)

3 Garlic Cloves (12 gr)

1/2 Teaspoon of Dried Chili Flakes

1 Teaspoon of Tamarind Concentrate

2 Fresh Thyme Sprigs

1/4 Teaspoon of Sesame Seed Oil

1/2 Teaspoon of Aka Miso Paste

Super Duper Whoppa Vegan Pulled Mushroom Burger!

With the help of a fork, shred the king oyster mushrooms. You can do this by holding the mushroom in one hand, and shredding the mushroom with your other hand holding the fork. Make sure to always rotate the mushroom to ensure thin shreds.

Finely slice the top of the mushroom and set aside.  Repeat until you have shredded all the king oyster mushrooms.

Peel and slice the red onion in half, then finely slice into thin strips.

Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add olive oil, and red onions and cook until they start to sweat. Add the shredded mushrooms, crush the garlic cloves and add them to the pan along with the dried chili flakes, tamarind concentrate, fresh thyme sprigs, sesame seed oil, and aka miso paste.

Finally, cook for 5 – 10 minutes, adjust seasoning if needed and take off heat.

For the full experience, add my recommended toppings for the ultimate super duper whoppa burger. They are Dill Pickles, lettuce, avocado, sliced tomato, lemon juice, Tabasco, and whatever other toppings you might enjoy.

vegan pulled mushroom burger

Super Duper Whoppa Vegan Pulled Mushroom Burger!

How to make the ultimate vegan pulled mushroom burger in under 20 minutes!

Course Main Course
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Elinor - Let's Brighten Up

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon 10 gr of Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Red Onion - 96 gr
  • 3 Oyster Mushrooms - 150 gr
  • 3 Garlic Cloves - 12 gr
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Dried Chili Flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon of Tamarind Concentrate
  • 2 Fresh Thyme Sprigs
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Sesame Seed Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Aka Miso Paste

Instructions

  1. With the help of a fork, shred the oyster mushrooms. You can do this by holding the mushroom in one hand and shredding the mushroom with your other hand holding the fork. Make sure to always rotate the mushroom to ensure thin shreds.
  2. Finely slice the top of the mushroom and set aside.  Repeat until you have shredded all the oyster mushrooms.
  3. Peel and slice the red onion in half, then finely slice into thin strips.
  4. Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add olive oil, and red onions and cook until they start to sweat. Add the shredded mushrooms, crush the garlic cloves and add them to the pan along with the dried chili flakes, tamarind concentrate, fresh thyme sprigs, sesame seed oil, and aka miso paste.

  5. Cook for 5 - 10 minutes, adjust seasoning if needed and take off heat.
  6. Add recommended toppings like dill pickles, lettuce, avocado, sliced tomato, lemon juice, Tabasco, and whatever other toppings you might enjoy.

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Lotsa love from Elinor

Let’s Brighten Up xo

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