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Veggie Burgers with Pistachios

Veggie Burgers with PistachiosTry these veggie burgers as a healthy and tasty alternative to traditional burgers.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients, except dressing and mix well.
  2. Shape into 6 patties.
  3. Brush both sides generously with dressing and place in a grill basket with a fine grid.
  4. Grill in covered barbecue over medium coals for 5 to 6 minutes. Baste with dressing and flip burger. Cook another 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. 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.