Rhea Gendizer of Lexington, Mass., makes a veggie burger that adds the tang of a Granny Smith apple to the wonderful crunch of fresh vegetables. Cook green beans in boiling water until tender-crisp. Drain and chop finely. Cook cracked wheat in 1 cup boiling water for 1 minute. Remove from heat and cover. grate the zucchini, carrot, and apple. Place shreds in a dish towel and squeeze out excess moisture. Combine with chopped beans. In a food processor blend chickpeas, onions, garlic, tahini, curry powder, chili powder, salt, pepper, and canola oil until smooth. Add to shredded mixture. Drain cracked wheat into strainer, pressing with back of spoon to extract excess liquid. Add to bowl with vegetables. Add bread crumbs. Refrigerate for one hour. With wet hands, shape into 4 burgers. Cook 3 minutes on each side on grill lightly brushed with oil. Posted by Posted by Terry Frye
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (812g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 531 (23%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 59g||79 %|
|Saturated Fat 15.5g||77 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 20.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 17.6g|
|Cholesterol 34.7mg||11 %|
|Sodium 7505.4mg||259 %|
|Potassium 2082mg||55 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 383.1g||113 %|
|Dietary Fiber 27.2g||109 %|
|Sugars, other 355.9g|
|Protein 78.9g||113 %|
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Calories per serving: 2346
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