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Buckwheat Burger Pattie

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This Cajun burger recipe is a great option for a quick dinner, and with fast-cooking kasha as the base, your meal will be ready in no time. Veggie burgers make for fun and healthy vegan recipes because once you make them, there are so many options for eating them! On a bun, on some greens, under a pickle and a tomato, with some home-baked french fries.
  Kasha 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Toasted Buckwheat)
  Carrots 2 , grated
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped (Handful)
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground mustard powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Add 2 cups water for every 1 cup buckwheat. Sprinkle a bit of sea salt in the water, bring it to a boil for a couple of minutes, then turn down to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Buckwheat is fully cooked when it is soft and fully open. Do not stir the buckwheat while it is cooking.
Once it is cooked, stir the grated carrot, fresh parsley and spices into the buckwheat. Form the mixture into patties, and bake or fry into a burger. To bake, add a tablespoon of olive oil to the mixture, form into patties and lay on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Put them in an oven at around 350 degrees F for 30 minutes, or until browned on the outside. To fry, heat a pan, add a teaspoon of olive oil and put the patties in the pan, being sure to get some oil on the bottom side. Allow them to cook for 5 minutes on both sides.
Serve your burgers on a bun, with tomato and lettuce, or naked over a salad. I hope you enjoy this Cajun burger recipe, the latest of my healthy vegan recipes.

Recipe Summary

Vegan, Vegetarian
Buckwheat Groat, Wheat
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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 331 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat 0.6 g3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 254.6 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.8%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.1%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 11 g22.5%

Vitamin A 234.1% Vitamin C 32.1%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 21%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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