Almond-Rice Burgers Recipe

Looking for an easy Almond-Rice Burgers recipe? Learn how to make Almond-Rice Burgers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hovermoyer

Makes 4 servings



Adapted from One-Dish Vegetarian Meals, by Robin Robertson (The Harvard Common Press, 2007). Almonds are being known as the supernut that helps people who have ?metabolic syndrome? resulting in insulin sensitivity. Supernut or not, they are also delicious. Whoever thought up Almond-Rice Burgers with comfort-food rice and pintos, had a brainstorm. These are quick and flavorful.

Recipe Ingredients for Almond-Rice Burgers

1 cup brown rice
1 1/2 cups cooked or canned pinto beans
1 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup ground almonds
1/4 cup grated onion
1/4 cup grated carrots
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Recipe Directions for Almond-Rice Burgers

  1. In a large bowl, combine the rice, beans, bread crumbs, almonds, onion, carrots, paprika, salt, and cayenne and stir until well blended. Or combine the ingredients in a food processor and process until blended.

  2. Shape the mixture into four -inch-thick patties.

  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the patties and cook for about 5 minutes per side, until golden brown. Serve immediately.

Categories

Beans, Nuts, Rice, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 180.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
664
Calories from Fat
146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.2g
25%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
504mg
21%
Potassium
1312mg
37%
Total Carbohydrates
104.9g
35%
Dietary Fiber
15.9g
64%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
25.3g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 18% Iron 36%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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