|½ cup||Rice, white; cooked; cooled|
|½ cup||Lentils; cooked|
|1 small||Sweet potato; peeled,cooked, minced|
|8||Spinach leaves; rinsed, blanched, finely shredded|
|½ cup||Mushrooms, fresh; chopped|
|1 teaspoon||Soy sauce, low sodium|
|Salt and pepper to taste|
|½ cup||Bread crumbs, dry|
|1 tablespoon||Cilantro; finely chopped|
Combine rice, lentils, sweet potato, spinach and mushrooms in a large bowl. Add soy sauce, salt and pepper. Add bread crumbs and cilantro and mix well.
Refrigerate for 15 to 39 minutes.
Form mixture into 6 to 8 patties. Oil a vegetable grill generously--these patties tend to stick. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until medium brown.
Makes 6 to 8 patties.
Variation: Instead of burgers, form mixture into small balls. Grill until browned. Serve as a snack with a dipping sauce or add to pasta with your favorite sauce.
Per patty: 131 ca; 4 g prot; ⅗ g fat; 26 g carb; 0 chol; 286 mg sod; 3 g fiber
Vegetarian Times/August 1993/MM by Dianne Smith/DEEANNE
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