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About this recipe: Grated carrots and turai binded with egg and peanut butter into yummy burgers that are actually healthy for you!
*For beef and veggie burgers, add 450 g lean minced beef to the cooled vegetable mixture with the breadcrumbs and egg. Omit the peanut butter. Add 1 tbsp chilli powder instead of the ground cumin and coriander, if preferred. Shape the mixture into 8 burgers. Grill the burgers for 10 minutes, turning once. *These veggie burgers freeze well once cooked. Allow them to cool, then wrap them individually plastic bags and place in a freezer. To serve, remove the required number, unwrap and reheat from frozen under a microwave or preheated moderate grill for about 15 minutes, turning occasionally, or for about 20 minutes in the oven at 200°C until thoroughly heated.
*Peanut butter contributes protein to these burgers, as does the wheat from the wholemeal breadcrumbs. Peanut butter is high in fat, but this is largely in a healthy monounsaturated form. *Both onions and garlic contain allicin, a phytochemical that has anti-fungal and antibiotic properties.
A, B1, C, folate, B6, E, niacin, B12, calcium, copper, iron, potassium, zinc