Yield: 8 Servings
|3 cups||Cooked lentils|
|1 cup||Plain bread crumbs|
|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|
|⅛ teaspoon||Black pepper|
|1 tablespoon||Olive oil|
|1 cup||Light mayonnaise|
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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