Nutty Rice Veggie Burger | Sweet Potato Fries

Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes

per serving: 386 calories; 11 grams protein; 23 grams total fat; 4 grams fiber; 3 grams saturated fat; 37 grams carbohydrates; 0 mgs cholesterol; 539 mgs sodium; 11 WW points plus

Vegetarian Lower Calorie

Nutty Rice Veggie Burger

Ingredients

2 cups brown rice cooked

1 white onion chopped

1 teaspoon garlic, minced

2 tablespoons peanut oil divided

1 cup chopped walnuts

1/4 cup Italian parsley

2 carrots grated

2 tablespoon tahini (or sub natural peanut butter)

2 tablespoons tomato juice

1/4 cup cornmeal

4 round deli sandwich rollss

Instructions


[1]
Cook rice according to package directions. In a medium skillet, sautée the onion and garlic in half of the oil until soft, set aside.
[2]
In a food processor, pulse the walnuts until fine. Add parsley and continue to process.
[3]
In a large mixing bowl, add grated carrot, tahini, onion mixture, tomato juice and cooked rice. Add walnut mixture and form into individual patties.
[4]
Gently dust each patty with the cornmeal.
[5]
Sautée patties in remaining oil on medium heat for 5 minutes on each side, or until well browned. Serve on sandwich rolls with condiments of choice.

Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients

4 medium sweet potatoes peeled, cut into 1/2 inch-wide strips

4 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon garlic salt

cooking spray

freshly ground pepper

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
[1]
Spray a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes with oil, thyme, garlic salt, and pepper to taste. Spread potatoes in a single layer on baking sheet.
[2]
Bake until sweet potatoes are tender and golden brown, turning occasionally, about 30 minutes. Transfer sweet potatoes to platter and serve.