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 (1083g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1|
|Calories from Fat: 617 (23%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 68.5g||91 %|
|Saturated Fat 16.8g||84 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 24g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 21.8g|
|Cholesterol 34.7mg||11 %|
|Sodium 7888.2mg||272 %|
|Potassium 2625.1mg||69 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 429.3g||126 %|
|Dietary Fiber 36.6g||146 %|
|Sugars, other 392.7g|
|Protein 87.8g||125 %|
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Calories per serving: 2638
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