After having an amazing veggie burger at a local restaurant- I’ve decided to try to recreate it! Here is what I came up with I think next time I will use less rice and more veggies. This made 6 burgers.
1 cup vegetables of your choice (I used zucchini, carrots and red pepper), diced
1/4 c. onion
1 clove garlic
1 cup cooked rice
1 cup cooked black beans
salt and pepper
olive oil for cooking
Cook onion, pepper and garlic in a little oil. Add carrots- cook until just tender then add zucchini. In bowl, mix rice and beans, mashing them as you mix. Mix in vegetables, egg, and spices. Use your hands to shape the mixture into balls. Roll the balls in bread crumbs, then flatten against your palms. Fry for 2-3 minutes per side, until crispy. Serve open faced on whole wheat rolls with lettuce and cheese if desired. These would be great with garlic-lemon mayo.
Greta’s rating: She loved these and so did baby Miles.