VeggieSun Rice Burgers
1/2 cup brown rice
1 1/2 cups raw sunflower seeds
1/4 medium onion
1/4 medium yellow squash
1/2 organic celery stalk
1/4 medium zucchini
1/2 cup red cabbage
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons Spike
1 tablespoon parsley
1 tablespoon basil
2 teaspoons water
Cook rice according to package directions.
Process sunflower seeds in a food processor until very fine.
Add ground sunflower seeds to the cooked brown rice.
Shred the vegetables in food processor and saute, along with minced garlic, in 3 tablespoons of water for 5 minutes.
Add vegetables to the rice/nut mixture and then add the rest of the ingredients. Mix thoroughly then pat firmly into 6 patties.
Fry briefly in a lightly oiled pan or bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes on each side.
If desired, these may be done on a grill, turning carefully with a metal spatula.
Note: These may be served as is or on a whole grain bun with a slice of onion, sliced tomato, lettuce, and a little ketchup.
Calories 277; Protein 9 g; Carbohydrates 22 g; Total Fat 18.6 g; Saturated Fat 1.7 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 15 mg; Fiber 4.8 g; Beta-Carotene 330 ug; Vitamin C 9 mg; Calcium 69 mg; Iron 2.9 mg; Folate 97 ug; Magnesium 148 mg; Zinc 2.2 mg; Selenium 22.5 ug