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Veggie burgers and grilled vegetables

Burger night has never been so veggylicious

30 mins
13 ingredients
$4 / person
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Veggie burgers and grilled vegetables

Credit: Love My Salad


Ingredients

Serves = 4

  • 1 eggplant, sliced
  • 2 zucchini, sliced
  • 2 red onion, sliced
  • 1 yellow capsicum , remove core and seeds
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 8 crisp lettuce leaves such as cos or iceberg, washed, keep leaves whole
  • 1 avocado, stone and skin removed, slice the flesh
  • 1x 400g can chickpeas
  • 180g rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

It’s this easy

  • Preheat the oven to 200°c. Toss half the onion and zucchini, eggplant and capsicum in a bowl with some olive oil and pepper. Spread out on a baking tray lined with baking paper and roast in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile mash the avocado with a fork and mix with lime juice and zest, and pepper and set aside.
  • Make the burger patties by placing the chickpeas, remaining onion, zucchini, rolled oats, garlic and peanut butter in the food processor and process until the ingredients are combined. Shape into 4 burger patties.
  • Fry the burgers in frying pan with a small amount of olive oil over a medium-high heat for about 3-5 minutes on each side.
  • Serve the burger patties with avocado and roast vegetables between lettuce leaves

Tweaks

  • Serve burgers on wholemeal buns rather than lettuce leaves
  • Add a small splash of red wine vinegar to the burger patties for extra zing

Notes

Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (2496kJ)
  • Protein (17.3g)
  • Total fat (35.8g)
  • Saturated fat (6.1g)
  • Carbohydrate (42.7g); Starch (30.3g), Sugars (12.4g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0.3g)
  • Dietary fibre (16.7g)
  • Sodium (135mg)
  • Calcium (126mg)
  • Iron (4.5mg)

Allergies

Contains: Gluten, Nuts, FODMAPs.
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