Wednesday, October 20, 2010

BBC Burgers

BBC Burgers, makes 24
1 cup brown rice
2+ cups water

Cook and cool

1 medium onion, quartered
3/4 cup water
1 red bell pepper, seeded and quartered
10 oz. frozen chopped spinach, thawed & drained
1/2 cup sunflower seeds, crushed a little
2 cups chopped walnuts
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup Tabasco
pinch ground cayenne
1 tsp. seasoned salt
2 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
7 cups quick cooking oats
1/2 loaf whole grain bread, made into bread crumbs (or about 1 cup store bought)
1 cup water, if needed

Chop onion with 1/2 cup water in food processor until finely chopped. Set aside.  Chop red pepper & 1/4 cup water in food processor until finely chopped.  Add to onion.  Add onion/pepper mixture to rice.  Stir, and then add spinach, sunflower seeds, walnuts, soy sauce, Tabasco, cayenne, salt and powders.  Mix well.  Stir in oats & bread crumbs.  Add water if necessary to form patties.  Refrigerate overnight or at least 2 hours.  Make into 1/2 cup patties.

To freeze ahead: Wrap individually, and freeze for up to 3 months.
To cook:  grill about 2 min each side, or lightly fry in canola about 3 minutes each side.


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