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Veggie Burger

Beginning in September 2013, CUHK practises 'Green Monday' by promoting the benefits of going meatless. Canteens on our campus have responded to this campaign by offering more and more vegetarian options for health conscious people. If you want to satisfy your burger cravings without expanding your waistline, try the Portobello burger served at the Benjamin Franklin Centre Student Canteen.

The meaty texture of Portobello mushrooms makes them a perfect stand-in for beef patties, which are higher in fat, cholesterol and calories. This burger is stacked with a large Portobello mushroom, melted cheese, a tomato slice, a cucumber slice, and shredded lettuce, with French fries as its side dish. The mushroom is juicy and tender, with an intense unique flavour. They are rich sources of minerals, such as copper, potassium and selenium, as well as vitamins B and D.

These burgers are perfect for vegetarians and meat lovers alike. You have to be quick if you want a bite of this healthy burger because the canteen can only serve a dozen to 20 Portobello burgers each day due to the limited supply of Portobello mushrooms that are large enough for making burgers.