- Makes: 4 servings
- Start to Finish: 25 mins
cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 1 egg
tablespoon olive oil
teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
stone-ground wheat crackers, crushed (1 cup)
cup finely shredded zucchini (1 medium)
cup finely shredded carrots (2 medium)
cup chopped green onions (2)
cup plain low-fat yogurt
clove garlic, minced
teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved
cup shredded leaf lettuce
small tomato, thinly sliced
of a small cucumber, thinly sliced
- In a medium bowl combine egg product, 1 teaspoon of the oil, and the oregano. Add the crushed crackers, zucchini, carrots, and green onions to egg mixture; mix well. Shape the vegetable mixture into four 3 1/2-inch patties.
- In a large nonstick skillet heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Cook the patties in hot oil for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small bowl combine the yogurt, garlic, and lemon peel.
- Serve patties in pita bread halves with the lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and sauce.
Nutrition Facts (Zucchini-Carrot Burgers)
- Per serving:
- 251 kcal cal.,
- 8 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 5 g monounsatured fat),
- 2 mg chol.,
- 365 mg sodium,
- 38 g carb.,
- 5 g fiber,
- 7 g sugar,
- 9 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet