Carrot and Nut Burgers

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Winter 2017

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Carrot and Nut Burgers

Carrot and Nut Burgers
Ingredients
1/2 lb. fresh carrots (about 2 large), cut into 2-inch pieces
1/2 medium onion
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup walnuts
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup hazelnuts
1/4 cup pecans
4 tbsp. fresh cilantro
2 tbsp. cornstarch
2 tbsp. lime juice
2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tbsp. olive oil
Buns
Lettuce
Tomato slices
Onion slices
Condiments
Directions

Prep: 30 minutes, Cook: 8 minutes, Serves: 4 to 6

1. Pulse carrots, onion and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped, stopping to scrape down sides of bowl as needed. Add breadcrumbs, nuts, cilantro, cornstarch/lime juice mixture (stirred together until smooth), cumin and salt. Blend until completely mixed, stopping to scrape down sides of bowl as needed. Adjust seasoning to taste.

2. Shape into 6 patties. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over MEDIUM heat. Cook patties for 4 minutes on each side. Assemble burger to your liking.

Nutritional Information:
(5-1/3 oz. patty): 207 calories, 5 g protein, 14 g total fat (1 g sat., 0 g trans), 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 199 mg sodium, 7 points

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