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Swiss Chard Veggie burger

 

swiss card patty on a salad3 - 1Swiss Chard Veggie Patties (Clean options)

Makes 8-10 patties

Ingredients:

1 bunch Swiss chard leaves
2-3 garlic cloves minced

1 onion and or 1 leek (green part only) diced

2 green onions finely chopped
1 C finely chopped shiitake mushrooms
1 Egg OR 3 Tbs. fresh ground flax seeds soaked in ¼ C warm water

½-1 Cup cooked quinoa or brown rice or a combo quinoa and rice

½ Cup toasted and ground sunflower seeds

¼ C nutritional yeast or Pecorino Romano

¼ C Almond “feta cheese” by Kite Hill, crumbled OR sheep or goat feta
1 tsp. Italian Seasoning
Salt and Pepper to taste

Coconut oil for cooking
Olive Oil

Method:
Sauté mushrooms, onions, leeks, and minced garlic in 2-tsp. olive oil.

Transfer mixture into a medium bowl and set aside.

In the same pan on medium heat, add 1 Tbl. olive oil and Swiss chard. Cover for 1-2 minutes until wilted. Drain greens and press off any excess liquid. Chop greens and add to onion/mushroom mixture.

Add remaining ingredients into the bowl and mix thoroughly. Mixture should hold together when formed into a patty. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before frying in coconut oil.

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In the same pan, heat 2-3 TBL coconut oil until hot.  Form mixture into patties and sauté until browned on both sides, approx. 5 minutes per side on medium heat.  Serve warm as a meal, or room temperature on top of a salad.

swiss chard patties plated

Swiss chard patties without egg

NOTE:

Spinach patty mixture can be made a day ahead and refrigerated.

Patties can be baked for 30 minutes instead of pan-frying. Cook until brown.

Leftover patties are great frozen. Store cooked patties with parchment paper lined in between each patty. Place stacks of 3-4 in a quart freezer bag.Remove air from the bag for a tight seal.

Re-heat patty in a pre-heated skillet with 2-3 Tbl. coconut oil. Cover for 3 minutes per side. Turn off flame and let rest covered for a few minutes.

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Swiss chard patties with egg

swiss chard frozen patties

 

 

 

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Peggy and Megan Curry are a mother-daughter duo that embraces the art of healthy cooking, helping people discover their own healthy lifestyle through delicious food and conscious choices.

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