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Eggplant Burgers

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I hear all the time from parents that their kids "just don't like meat!" For all those children and parents out there that want a delicious burger without the red meat, this one's for you! These Eggplant Burgers are easy to prepare, freeze and will fulfill your craving for a big juicy one!
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Eggplant 1 Medium, cubed
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Egg 1 Large
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), grated
  Whole wheat breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. In a saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat and saute cubed eggplants.
2. Add minced garlic, salt and sauté for a while.
3. Add 1 tbsp of water and cover. Cook until eggplant is fork tender. Keep aside to cool.
4. In a food processor blend the egg plant and remaining ingredients. Make burger patties with it.
5. Heat about 1-2 tsps of oil in a large sauté pan and fry eggplant patties until golden brown.

7. Put the burgers together with cheese, tomato, lettuce, ketchup and pickles. Serve with chips ot french fries.

- To freeze place the cooked patties on a baking sheet, freeze for 1 hour and place in a Ziploc bag, label and freeze up to 3-4 months.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
8 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
18 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 97 Calories from Fat 51

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.8%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.3 mg9.8%

Sodium 207.4 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 4 g7.9%

Vitamin A 4.3% Vitamin C 6.1%

Calcium 6% Iron 2.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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