Veggie Burger

Veggie Burger
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 4 mins Grill 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 small)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini (10 ounces, about 1 zucchini)
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 cup sodium-free seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons bottled pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded low-fat cheese
  • 6 whole-wheat rolls
  • 1 bunch watercress
  • 6 tomato slices

Make It

1. Prepare outdoor grill with medium-hot coals, or heat gas grill to medium-hot, or heat oven broiler. Lightly coat grill rack or broiler-pan rack with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Saute onion in oil in nonstick skillet over medium-low heat to soften, 4 minutes. Remove from heat.

3. Squeeze excess moisture from zucchini. Combine zucchini with cooked onion, mushrooms, bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, garlic, egg and pizza sauce in bowl. Stir in cheese. Shape into 6 equal patties.

4. Grill or broil about 4 inches from heat, turning once, 10 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted in centers registers 160 degrees F. Serve on whole-wheat roll lined with watercress. Top with thick slices of tomato. Makes 6 burgers.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 266, Fat, total (g): 9, chol. (mg): 46, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 35, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 14, sodium (mg): 354, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.