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Nutty Burger
By Serves 4

Nuts are a protein packed alternative to meat rich in flavor and high in fatty acids.

Prep Time: 10
Cook Time: 10

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  1. 1 medium onion
  2. ½ cup raw almonds
  3. 1 × ½ cup raw cashews
  4. 1 cup cooked brown rice
  5. 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
  6. 2 cloves garlic
  7. 1 egg
  8. 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  9. 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  10. 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
  11. 1 × �0.25 cup mixed greens
  12. 1 × ½ avocado sliced

You may also need:

Food Processor, Skillet, Spoon

Step 1:

Grind onion in food processor. Add almonds and cashews, and pulse to a chunky consistency. Add rice, peanut butter, garlic, egg and soy sauce. Pulse until smooth and the consistency of ground hamburger. You might need to add a little water as you go to keep mixture loose.

Step 2:

Shape mixture it into 4 burgers. Put oil in nonstick or well-seasoned cast iron skillet and turn to medium. When oil is hot, add burgers to skillet. Cook about 5 minutes each side. Lower heat a bit and cook 3 or 4 minutes more, until firm.

Step 3:

Serve on buns with mixed greens and avocado.

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Jessica Corwin MPH RDN Health Coach says:
Protein, fiber, AND healthy fats? Sounds perfect. Can't wait to try out this recipe in my own kitchen!

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