Apple Burgers

Sweet, tart, and slightly crunchy, these apple burgers might sound weird, but they definitely taste good.

Yield 4-6 burgers
Time 15 minutes
  • knife
  • grater
  • large bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • food processor
  • frying pan
  • spatula
  • 2 tart apples, grated
  • 1 c onion, minced
  • 2 c bread crumbs
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 T fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 c brown or white rice, cooked (leftover is fine)
  • 6 T rolled oats, ground
  • ½ t salt
  • black pepper
  • 1-2 T vegetable oil
Directions Squeeze some of the juice out of the apples, then place in bowl with onions, bread crumbs, green pepper, ginger, rice, 3 T oats, salt, and pepper. Mix well.

Heat the oil in the frying pan, over medium heat.

mixture into patties, adding more bread crumbs if necessary. Coat with remaining 3 T of oats.

Fry in 1 T oil over medium heat until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side.

Notes Adapted from Didi Emmons’ Vegetarian Planet.
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