very veggie cheeseburgers

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Tammy Stephens
North Dartmouth, MA

When I'm really wanting a cheeseburger without all the beef I whip up these delicious veggie burgers. Try them out, I don't think you'll be disappointed.

★★★★★ 2
serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For very veggie cheeseburgers

  • 1/2 c
    cooked brown or white rice
  • 1
    summer squash ( or any vegetable you like)
  • 1
    small handful string beans (or any vegetable you like)
  • 1
    small onion
  • 2 - 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 can
    black beans (15 oz.)
  • 1 c
    flavored or unflavored bread crumbs (your choice)
  • 1
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4
    panko bread crumbs for dusting (optional)
  • cheese and any other toppings of choice

How To Make very veggie cheeseburgers

  • 1
    Chop vegetables you choose to use for burgers and saute in frying pan with olive oil about 10 minutes.
  • 2
    In medium bowl combine cooked rice, sauteed vegetables, black beans (rinsed and partially mashed), flavored or unflavored breadcrumbs, 1 egg and salt and pepper to taste.
  • 3
    Form patties and dredge through panko breadcrumbs for a crunchy exterior (optional) and cook over medium heat in frying pan with olive oil (about 7 minutes on each side)
  • 4
    Top with cheese and any other toppings you like. Here I used marinated artichokes and tomato. Place on roll of your choice with any dressing you like.