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    Veggie Burgers 4 Ways

    Sweet Potato & White Bean Burgers

    Servings: 4

    INGREDIENTS
    1 medium sweet potato, roasted and peeled

    1 15-ounce can of white beans (navy beans), drained and rinsed

    1 small onion, finely chopped

    1 teaspoon garlic powder

    1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

    ⅓ cup nutritional yeast

    ⅓ cup parsley, finely chopped

    1 tablespoon lemon juice

    ½ cup seasoned bread crumbs

    Salt

    Black pepper

    Canola oil

    Chipotle mayo

    1 red onion, sliced

    1 avocado, sliced

    PREPARATION
    Preheat oven to 350˚F/180˚C.

    In a large bowl, add the roasted sweet potato, white beans, onion, parsley, lemon juice, and seasonings.

    Using a potato masher, mash the ingredients until thoroughly mixed together.

    Once mashed, add the bread crumbs and mix them in.

    In a pan, heat a small amount of oil over medium heat. Add the patties and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.

    Place patties on buns, and top with chipotle mayo, avocado, and red onion.

    Enjoy!

    Quinoa Pizza Burgers

    Servings: 4

    INGREDIENTS
    1 cup quinoa, cooked

    1 15-ounce can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

    ¼ cup tomato paste

    1 tablespoon dried oregano

    1 teaspoon garlic powder

    Salt

    Black pepper

    4 slices mozzarella cheese

    Shredded Parmesan cheese

    Fresh basil

    Tomato sauce

    PREPARATION

    Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.

    In a large bowl add the quinoa, beans, tomato, paste, and seasonings. Using a potato masher, mash the ingredients until thoroughly mixed together.

    Take a quarter of quinoa-bean mixture and shape it into a patty using your hands. Repeat with the remaining mixture to create four patties.

    Place the patties on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Top with mozzarella, and bake for 12-15 minutes.

    Place the patties on buns, and top with tomato sauce, shredded Parmesan, and fresh basil.

    Enjoy!

    Servings: 4

    INGREDIENTS
    1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed

    ½ cup brown rice, cooked

    1 cup corn

    ½ teaspoon garlic powder

    1 teaspoon chili powder

    1 egg

    Salt

    Black pepper

    ⅓ cup seasoned bread crumbs

    Canola oil

    4 slices pepper jack cheese

    Tomato

    Red onion

    Avocado

    Pico de gallo

    PREPARATION

    In a large bowl, add black beans, rice, corn, seasonings, and egg. Using a potato masher, mash the ingredients until thoroughly mixed together.

    Once mashed, add the bread crumbs and mix to combine.

    Take a quarter of the mixture and shape it into a patty using your hands. Repeat with the remaining mixture to create four patties.

    In a pan, heat a small amount of oil over medium heat. Add the patties and cook for 4-5 minutes, flip, top with a slice of pepper jack, and cook for another 4-5 minutes.

    Place patties on buns, and top with sliced tomato, red onion, avocado, and fresh salsa.

    Enjoy!

    Cauliflower & Chickpea Burgers

    Servings: 4

    INGREDIENTS
    1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed

    ½ cup brown rice, cooked

    1 cup corn

    ½ teaspoon garlic powder

    1 teaspoon chili powder

    1 egg

    Salt

    Black pepper

    ⅓ cup seasoned bread crumbs

    Canola oil

    4 slices pepper jack cheese

    Tomato

    Red onion

    Avocado

    Pico de gallo

    PREPARATION
    In a large bowl, add black beans, rice, corn, seasonings, and egg. Using a potato masher, mash the ingredients until thoroughly mixed together.

    Once mashed, add the bread crumbs and mix to combine.

    Take a quarter of the mixture and shape it into a patty using your hands. Repeat with the remaining mixture to create four patties.

    In a pan, heat a small amount of oil over medium heat. Add the patties and cook for 4-5 minutes, flip, top with a slice of pepper jack, and cook for another 4-5 minutes.

    Place patties on buns, and top with sliced tomato, red onion, avocado, and fresh salsa.

    Enjoy!