Mushroom tofu veggie burger

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Rolled oats
1¼ cup Coarsely chopped almonds
1 tablespoon Olive or canola oil
½ cup Chopped green onion; including tops
2 teaspoons Minced garlic
1½ cup Chopped cremini; shiitake or other mushroom
½ cup Cooked rice; brown basmati preferred
⅓ cup Grated white cheddar cheese
⅔ cup Mashed firm tofu
1 large Egg; plus
1 Egg white; lightly beaten
3 tablespoons Chopped parsley
½ cup Dry bread crumbs; Panko preferred
Salt; to taste
Freshly ground black pepper; to taste
6 slices Fresh mozzarella; if desired
½ cup Fresh salsa or marinara sauce; if desired

GARNISH

Place the oats and almonds on separate baking sheets and lightly toast in a preheated 375 degree oven for 5 to 8 minutes or until very lightly colored.

Heat oil in a saute pan and over moderate heat saute the onions, garlic and mushrooms until softened and lightly colored. Add the oats and continue to cook for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool mixture.

Combine the onion mixture with the rice, cheese, tofu, eggs. parsley, bread crumbs and almonds and stir to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Shape into 6 patties and saute or broil until golden and crisp on the outside.

Top with a slice of fresh mozzarella and a teaspoon or two of fresh salsa and serve immediately as is, or between toasted slices of whole grain bread.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

Recipe Source: COOKING RIGHT with John Ash >From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # CR-9612 broadcast 07-15-1996) Downloaded from their Web-Site -

Formatted for MasterCook by MR MAD, aka Joe Comiskey - jpmd44a@...

08-06-1996

Recipe by: John Ash

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #1070 by Sue <suechef@...> on Jan 31, 1998

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