Easy & Delicious Veggie Burger

“Easy & Delicious Veggie Burger”


Veggie Burger

4 – 6 Patties

1 ½ c cooked brown rice
8 oz pkg baby Bella mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 c matchstick carrots
2 med yellow squash, thinly sliced
2 med zucchini, thinly sliced
1 med onion, finely chopped
1 c panko breadcrumbs
1 t Italian seasoning
1 t salt
½ t pepper
1 egg
6 slices sharp Cheddar cheese
4 whole wheat sandwich thins, toasted
1 c alfalfa sprouts
2 tomatoes, thinly sliced

Cook rice ahead of time. Set aside.
Combine mushrooms, carrots, squash, zucchini and onion in pan.
Add water to cover; bring to a boil over med-high heat; boil 8 – 10 min, or til tender.
*Place in the refrigerator and allow cooling.
Squeeze dry.
Combine rice, breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and vegetable mixture.
Add egg, stirring to combine.
Shape into 4 – 6 patties.
Cover, and chill for at least 1 hour and up to 2 days.
Grill patties over med heat for 5 – 6 minutes per side, or until patties are heated through.
Top each with 1 slice cheese.
Spread mayo over bread.
Top with sprouts, tomatoes, veggie patty, and top half of sandwich thin.


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