Veggie Patties

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 107.0
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.6 mg
  • Sodium: 50.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g

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8cents a pattie to make & Lenten! 8cents a pattie to make & Lenten!
Number of Servings: 8


    1c. cooked rice
    1c. black beans, cooked
    1 onion
    1/2 a bell pepper
    2 cloves garlic
    2 slices bread, toasted and crumbed
    1 med egg

    (more specific, by gram in nutri-tracker)

    Egg, fresh, 1.04 large
    Garlic, 2 cloves
    Onions, raw, 1.04 medium (2-1/2" dia)
    Green Peppers (bell peppers), 0.24 cup, strips
    Beans, black, 1.04 cup
    Bread, whole wheat (including toast), 2 slice
    Brown Rice, long grain, 1.04 cup


Measurements for rice and beans are AFTER cooking. Put rice and beans in a large bowl to cool.
SAUTEE onion in black iron skillet or non-stick skillet with garlic-- preferably minced, but I don't have a mincer. Throw in the bell peppers (I skimp on these as it becomes a dominating flavor. More or less onions or garlic don't change the caloric cost either.
TOAST the bread. Run through a food processor. According to your preferences you can run EVERYTHING through a food processor.

COMBINE all ingredients (introduce the egg) in a large bowl. I mix with my hands so be sure to set out plastic wrap on a cookie sheet first. Dole out mixture into eight lumps; flatten. Freezes indefinitely.
I think that freezing first and then coating in flour helps it stay a pattie rather than scrambling. Place in heated skillet and wait THREE WHOLE MINUTES at least on medium heat before flipping. Searing the outside adds to appearance, but you couldn't fool anyone into thinking it was meat.
If you actually dress it as a burger, it tastes rather like one. You can make links and use sausage spices with the same recipe or serve as a sirloin burger with FF Brown Gravy.

The best part of this for me, since I'm a college student, is making about 80 patties for the freezer before the semester starts for later convenience and less than ten dollars! Meat's expensive and adds cholesterol/fats that this doesn't. I'm not a vegetarian, though.

Props to the American Heart Association.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EAGLEBIKER38913.

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  • I didn't find this as spicy as I would have liked, but it was worth making and was very filling! I made a sandwich full of veggies and it was quite delicious! - 6/7/09

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  • I would like to try this. I was just wondering if the rice used is brown rice or white rice. - 11/11/07

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  • I had high hopes for this one, and, while I liked the flavor, it was not much more than eating beans between two pieces of bread. I wish I knew what was missing. - 3/8/07

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