Copycat Hardee’s Mushroom and Swiss Burger Recipe

 Swiss cheese is sweet and mild and definitely perfect for a hot plate of hamburgers. But what if you want your hamburger with a twist? Well, you’re in luck! Read on and discover how you can use mushrooms in addition to meat in this Hardee’s-inspired dish.

In this recipe, we’ll guide you through the process of recreating this signature mushroom and Swiss cheeseburger dish inspired Hardee’s. It’s easy and simple, you will have a cheeseburger that is appetizing and filling in no time.

Try this recipe in the comfort of your own kitchen and we guarantee you that it is going to be a great snack. Serve it for lunch or dinner and we guarantee that it will be the best mushroom and swiss burger you’ll have.

Copycat Hardee’s Mushroom and Swiss Burger Recipe

How To Make Copycat Hardee's Mushroom and Swiss Burger

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins


  • ½ cup red onions, minced
  • 10 oz cream of mushroom soup, (1 can)
  • 8 oz mushrooms of your choice, (2 packages), preferably Swiss browns, creminis, or buttons, sliced, chopped, & divided
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese of your choice , grated, can be emmental, gruyere, lacy Swiss, or baby Swiss
  • lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp MSG, preferably Accent seasoning or any flavor enhancer of your choice
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • ¼ tsp salt

To serve:

  • 5 Hamburger buns
  • potato fries, for sides


  1. Heat up oil in a skillet & saute onions until translucent.

  2. Add 1 package or 8 ounce of mushrooms & saute briefly.

  3. Deglaze with red wine & reduce briefly.

  4. Season with salt & pepper and adjust accordingly. Set aside the mushrooms to cool down completely.

  5. Mix the mushroom soup, the remaining 1 package or 8 ounces of mushrooms, and Worcestershire sauce together. Let it simmer on low heat and then set aside.

  6. Preheat your flat griddle & grease it accordingly.

  7. In another mixing bowl, mix the MSG or flavor enhancer, garlic salt, and ground pepper together. Set aside.

  8. Combine the ground beef with the cooled mushrooms & mix until evenly incorporated. Add 1 tablespoon of prepared seasoning mix to taste.

  9. Divide your ground beef into 6 ounces portions & shape these into hamburger patties. You can wrap these patties in thin plastic film to keep its shape.

  10. Grill your patties & season both sides with the seasoning mix.

  11. Toast your hamburger buns onto the griddle.

  12. Place your burger on top of the bottom half of the bun, add 1 tablespoon of the mushroom mixture & cover with the top bun. Repeat for the rest of the patties.

  13. Serve the burger with a side of roughly 1 cup potato fries per serving.


  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 174mg
  • Calories: 799kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 180mg
  • Fat: 53g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 8mg
  • Potassium: 871mg
  • Protein: 51g
  • Saturated Fat: 20g
  • Sodium: 2127mg
  • Vitamin A: 63IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
Nutrition Disclaimer

Frequently Asked Questions

For How Long Can I Store Swiss Cheese?

If you want to prolong the shelf life of your Swiss cheese, all you need to do is put it inside a refrigerator to slow down the molding process. Inside the refrigerator, the Swiss cheese can last up to a couple of months.

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Nothing can beat hamburgers as the best comfort food. With this recipe, we tried to recreate the signature mushroom and Swiss cheeseburger from Hardee's It's absolutely delightful and flavorful, you'll definitely want more. Good thing, you can now make it at the comfort of your own home.
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