Veggie burgers #4

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Cooked lentils
1 cup Plain bread crumbs
3 Egg whites
1 cup Fresh spinach; cooked, finely chopped
½ cup Carrots; cooked, chopped
½ cup Green onion; chopped
1 cup Cheddar cheese (about 4 oz.); shredded
1 teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon Black pepper
1 tablespoon Olive oil
8 Whole-wheat buns
1 cup Light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Mustard
2 tablespoons Catsup

CATSUP MAYONAISSE (OPTIONAL

Date: Thu, 14 Mar 96 09:00:05 EST From: "Shari L. Clayton" <Shari_L._Clayton@...> Recipe By: (R. J. Grunts, Chicago) 1. Combine lentils, bread crumbs, egg whites, spinach, carrot, onion, Cheddar cheese, salt and pepper in a bowl. Shape into 6 equal patties.

Place on a baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add burgers; cook 6 minutes, turning over once halfway through cooking.

3. Meanwhile, if preparing the mayonnaise, mix together mayonnaise, mustard and catsup in a small bowl.

4. Place burgers in buns and serve with mayonnaise if using.

Nutrient Value Per Serving: 424 calories, 24 g protein, 11 g fat, 60 g carbohydrate, 918 mg sodium, 20 mg cholesterol.

Exchanges: 3-½ starch/bread, 1-½ meat, ⅓ vegetable, 1-¼ fat.

NOTE: Recipe calls for 8 buns, instructions say to make 6 patties; I might not be a rocket scientist, but unless this only serves 6, two people are going to get some real lean burgers!!!--Glen MC-RECIPE@...

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