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Veggie Burgers

Veggie Burgers

6 Ratings
6 Ratings
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Veggie Burgers
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Vegetarian burgers can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer. They can be served any time. To add some spice, top with salsa.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (about 15 ounces) low-sodium whole kernel corn, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cooked white rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne or jalapeño chilies, seeds removed and finely chopped, (optional)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 flour tortillas, 6-inch size

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine corn and cornmeal.
  2. Add onions, green pepper, rice, chili powder, and pepper. If using cayenne and jalapeño chilies, add them too. Mix well.
  3. Form the burger mixture into 6 equal patties about 1/2 inch thick, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Spray both sides of the patties with nonstick cooking spray.
  6. In a large pan, brown both sides of the patties over medium to high heat for 5 to 8 minutes.
  7. Bake the patties in the oven for 10 minutes.
  8. Toast the flour tortillas in the oven for 8 minutes.
  9. Place patty on half of tortilla and fold tortilla over to serve like a taco.
Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods
USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 patty
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 142
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 190 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 48 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 236 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 142
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 48 mg
Potassium 236 mg
Sodium 190 mg
Copper 112 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 37 mg
Phosphorus 112 mg
Selenium 9 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 18 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 14 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 81 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 21 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Grains 2 ounces
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