Main Dish Recipes for LA Weight Loss - Herbed Veggie Burgers

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11-21-2005, 12:45 PM
Herbed Veggie Burgers
From LAWL cookbook
1 burger = 1 P

3/4 cup broccoli florets, finely chopped
3/4 cup mushrooms, finely chopped
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp dried marjoram
1/4 tsp dried thyme
2/3 cup cooked brown rice
1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
1/3 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup cottage cheese (1 percent)
1/2 cup reduced fat cheddar
2 egg whites

1. Spray medium skillet with PAM and heat over medium heat. Cook broccoli, mushrooms, onion, and garlic until tender (8-10 min.). Add herbs and cook 1-2 minutes longer. Remove from heat.
2. Stir rice, oats, walnuts, and cheese into vegetable mixture; season to taste with Lite Salt and pepper. Stir in egg whites. Form mixture into 4 burgers.
3. Spray skillet with more PAM and heat over medium heat. Add burgers and cooked until browned on the bottom, 3-4 min. Spray top of burgers with Pam and turn to cook until browned, 3-4 minutes longer.