Everyone loves a Burger, but for the vegetarian & gluten-free among us they are a definite NO. NO. Well guys, with the recipe below you can use up your leftovers & whip up a tasty burger tonight which will be part of your healthy eat plan and your 10 a day. What more can you want.
Cauliflower & Cannellini Bean Burgers
Serves 4. Prep time: 20 mins + chilling. Gluten-free. Vegetarian. Low Fat. High Fibre.
1/2 a small cooked Cauliflower
400g Tin of Cannellini Beans. (Well drained)
2 Medium Cooked New Potatoes (Diced)
100g Cheddar Cheese ( grated )
1/4tspn Grated Nutmeg
2 Cloves Smoked Garlic (Crushed)
Salt & Black Pepper
Rapeseed or Olive Oil for frying.
1 Egg (Beaten) for coating
Polenta for coating.
Place the cauliflower in a food processor & pulse until smooth. Add the potatoes, cheese, garlic, nutmeg & seasoning. Pulse lightly until the mixture binds, but still has some texture. Turn out onto a chopping board, shape into a fat sausage & cut into 4 equal burgers. Put onto a plate, cover with cling film & chill for 30 mins.
Place the beaten egg in a saucer & the Polenta in another saucer. Dip the burgers first in the egg & then coat with the Polentta. Cove & chill again for 30 mins.
Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan & fry over a medium heat for 10 mins, turning frequently, until golden.
Serve with Rocket & Pea shoot salad, Sprinkled with Parmesan Cheese OR, in my next blog you can make my Ratatouille which is also Gluten-free & Vegetarian.
Recipe & Photographs by Jan Steele 2017 all rights reserved.