Dare to Compare! Is Your Burger Worth $10k?

The Mushroom Council and Food Network Blended Burger Contest has returned for another year, and you have another chance to win $10,000! 

We’re challenging YOU (home cooks and food professionals) to give your burger a mushroom makeover. Think you’ve got what it takes? Blend finely chopped mushrooms with ground meat (or meat-alternative!), and enter your unique recipe for a chance to win your share of $20K ($10K to the winning home cook and $10K to the winning professional). 

Need inspiration? Check out the recipes below.👇

Kardea Brown’s Beef-Mushroom Smash Burgers

No one does a burger like Kardea Brown! Blended crimini mushrooms and ground beef smashed, layered and loaded are the definition of delectable. Get Kardea’s blended beef-mushroom smash burgers here.

Buffalo Chicken Blended Burger – 2021 Home Cook Winner

This take on buffalo wings isn’t clucking around. Oyster mushrooms are complex in flavor and velvety in texture, making them an excellent complement to ground chicken. The cool and creamy blue cheese mayo paired with the crispy crunchy celery salad helps keep the heat of the buffalo sauce in check. Get the buffalo chicken blended burger recipe here.

Blended Buffalo Burger


Bánh Mì Blended Burger – 2021 Professional Winner

This unique recipe blends pork, beef, shiitake mushrooms and an ultra-umami marinade for a patty with big flavor. Toppings like pickled veggies, fried oyster mushrooms and a spicy lime mayo give this burger major bánh mì vibes. Get the bánh mì blended burger recipe here.

Blended Banh Mi Burger

Find more blended burger inspiration and recipes here! 

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