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Asian Rice and Lentil Burgers

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Skip the beef! Brown rice, lentils, cashews and a dash of stir-fry sauce make sensational veggie burgers.

Ingredients

Burgers

1/2
cup uncooked brown rice
1/4
cup dried lentils (2 oz), sorted, rinsed
1 1/2
cups water
2
tablespoons finely chopped cashews, slivered almonds or dry-roasted peanuts
2
tablespoons Progresso™ plain dry bread crumbs
2
tablespoons stir-fry sauce
4
medium green onions, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup fat-free egg product

Vegetable Sauce

1
medium stalk celery, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
medium carrot, peeled, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons stir-fry sauce
Hot cooked Chinese noodles or rice, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat rice, lentils and 1 1/2 cups water to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender and water is absorbed. Cool slightly.
  • 2 In saucepan, mash rice mixture slightly with fork. Stir in remaining burger ingredients. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Cook patties in skillet about 10 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  • 4 In same skillet, mix sauce ingredients; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; add burgers. Cover; cook 5 to 8 minutes until burgers are hot and vegetables are crisp-tender. Serve sauce and burgers over Chinese noodles.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat rice, lentils and 1 1/2 cups water to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender and water is absorbed. Cool slightly.
  • 2 In saucepan, mash rice mixture slightly with fork. Stir in remaining burger ingredients. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Cook patties in skillet about 10 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  • 4 In same skillet, mix sauce ingredients; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; add burgers. Cover; cook 5 to 8 minutes until burgers are hot and vegetables are crisp-tender. Serve sauce and burgers over Chinese noodles.

Expert Tips

Legumes such as lentils supply plenty of folic acid. Folic acid is important for healthy blood cells and healthy pregnancies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
5g
23%
Sugars
5g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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