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Oklahoma Onion Burger

A healthier version of the classic comfort food. This version of the Oklahoma Onion Burger cuts down the amount of beef even more by using mushrooms. You won't taste the differrnce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword comfort food
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8


  • 4 Onions
  • 1 lb. Grass-Fed Ground Beef
  • 8 oz. Baby Bella Mushrooms
  • Kosher Salt
  • 8 Slices American Cheese
  • 8 Hamburger Buns


  1. Using a mandoline on the lowest setting, slice the onions very thin and set aside

  2. Chop the mushrooms in a food processor until fine

  3. Add the meat to the food processor and pulse a few times to mix

  4. Create balls from the meat and mushroom mixture about 3 ounces each

  5. Heat a cast iron pan or griddle on medium high heat

  6. Place the meat on the pan, season with salt, and quickly cover with onions and smash them down flat

  7. Flip over when you see moisture on the onions and they are browned to your liking

  8. Add the cheese slices and place the top bun on it. Then take the bottom bun and place on the top to steam

  9. Cook for a few minutes until juices run clear

Recipe Notes

These burgers cook quickly so make sure to have all of your ingredients prepped and ready to go before you start cooking.