Wild Rice Burger

Ingredients

 

1 clove minced garlic

1/4 cup chopped onion

1/3 cup minced celery

1/2 cup minced baby bella mushrooms

2 T olive oil

1 pkg Uncle Ben’s 90 second rice (Original) uncooked

1 ¾ cups cooked wild rice (not instant)

1/2 cup craisins, soak in boiled water then chop

1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

5 T Italian bread crumbs

1/3 cup chopped walnuts

2 eggs plus one yolk beaten

Salt & Pepper

1/2 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp red cayenne pepper

swiss cheese, soft wheat buns, red onions, lettuce

 

 

 

Directions

 

In small skillet heat olive oil and sauté garlic, onion, celery and mushrooms until soft/cool

 

Cook wild rice and cool completely (or keep in refrigerator until ready to assemble)

 

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl – I found it is easy to use a hamburger form press to make the

burgers. This made 5 thick burgers – pack in form and then turn out onto wax paper.

 

In a large skillet heat 2 additional T of olive oil until really hot

 

Flip burgers upside down into skillet and cook about 3-4 minutes until a nice crust is formed then flip,

cook another 2 minutes; add swiss cheese until melted about another 2 minutes

 

 

Recipe credits to Twin Cities Natural Food