Eggplant Burgers

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!

Ingredients

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)

Directions

MAKING

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.

SERVING

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

TIPS

- 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: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 97Calories from Fat 51

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 207 mg8.63%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet