Veggie Burgers with Pistachios
Try these veggie burgers as a healthy and tasty alternative to traditional burgers.
1 cup finely chopped California pistachios
2 cups coarsely grated zucchini
2 cans red kidney beans, drained and mashed
1/2 cup freshly grated Romano cheese
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon each dried thyme and rosemary
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons bottled or homemade oil and vinegar dressing
- Combine all ingredients, except dressing and mix well.
- Shape into 6 patties.
- Brush both sides generously with dressing and place in a grill basket with a fine grid.
- Grill in covered barbecue over medium coals for 5 to 6 minutes. Baste with dressing and flip burger. Cook another 5 to 6 minutes.
- Serve in buns with your favorite fixings.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 360 Total Fat (g) 18 Saturated Fat (g) 4 Monounsaturated Fat (g) 8 Cholesterol (mg) 40 Sodium (mg) 920 Potassium (mg) 730 Total Carbohydrate (g) 34 Dietary Fiber (g) 13 Protein (g) 17.