Friday, 25 April 2014

Healthy Burger

Tomato Slices
1/2 Cup Low Fat Yogurt
1 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

7 Ounces Pumpkin (Cubed)
1 Can Chickpeas
2 Slices Whole Wheat Bread
1 Teaspoon Cumin
1 Teaspoon Coriander
1 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard
1 Teaspoon Paprika
2 Garlic Cloves (Minced)
1/2 Lemon (Zest)

- Preheat oven to 400 F.

- Bake the pumpkin on a baking tray for 15 to 20 minutes, then remove the cubes from the oven and let them cool.

- Blend the pumpkin, chickpeas, cumin, coriander, dijon mustard, paprika, garlic, and lemon zest until smooth.

- Remove this mixture and set aside. Blend the bread and add it to the other mixture (mix carefully).

- Heat a frypan with olive oil on medium-high. Separate the burger mixture into four and form each into a pattie. Cook in the pan for 4 minutes per side.

- Place each on a roll and top with tomato and/or lettuce.

- Mix the yogurt and pepper flakes and drizzle over the burger.