Veggie and Bean Burgers

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy these veggie burgers made using Progresso® garbanzo beans – a hearty meal.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup uncooked instant rice
1/4
cup boiling water
1/2
cup broccoli flowerets
2
ounces fresh mushrooms (about 4 medium)
1/2
small red bell pepper, cut up
1
can (15 to 16 oz) Progresso™ garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1
egg
1
clove garlic
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
teaspoon instant chopped onion
1/3
cup Italian-style dry bread crumbs
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
4
whole wheat hamburger buns, split
Toppings (Cheddar cheese slices, lettuce, sliced tomato, sliced onion and mayonnaise), if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, stir rice and boiling water. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Drain if necessary.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in food processor, place broccoli, mushrooms and bell pepper. Cover and process, using quick on-and-off motions, to finely chop vegetables (do not puree). Stir vegetables into rice.
  • 3 Add beans, egg, garlic and seasoned salt to food processor. Cover and process until smooth. Stir bean mixture, onion and bread crumbs into vegetable mixture.
  • 4 Using about 1/2 cup vegetable mixture for each patty, shape into 1/2-inch-thick patties.
  • 5 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook patties in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until brown and crisp. Serve on buns with toppings.
  • 1 In medium bowl, stir rice and boiling water. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Drain if necessary.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in food processor, place broccoli, mushrooms and bell pepper. Cover and process, using quick on-and-off motions, to finely chop vegetables (do not puree). Stir vegetables into rice.
  • 3 Add beans, egg, garlic and seasoned salt to food processor. Cover and process until smooth. Stir bean mixture, onion and bread crumbs into vegetable mixture.
  • 4 Using about 1/2 cup vegetable mixture for each patty, shape into 1/2-inch-thick patties.
  • 5 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook patties in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until brown and crisp. Serve on buns with toppings.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Heat oven to 400°F. Generously spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. Shape vegetable mixture into 16 balls; place in pan. Generously spray tops of balls with cooking spray. Bake about 20 minutes or until crisp. Serve with pasta sauce (any flavor) or cheese sauce.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
540mg
540%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.