Dinner,  Foods For Health,  Lunch,  Snacks

Nutburgers with cheese…great for lunch boxes or even a party?!

You can make these pattie size for lunch or dinner…or bit-sized for a get-together with friends!! Full of ‘good fats’ , protein & nutrient dense. Serve with a tasty green or roasted veggie salad – I’m sure everyone will love them this summer!  😉

Ingredients:

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4C coconut flour (or plain flour)
  • 1/2C vegetable stock
  • 2C chopped mixed nuts (ie cashews, almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts)
  • 1C fresh bread crumbs (gluten-free if needed)
  • 2 carrots, coarsely grated
  • 1Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1Tbsp dried thyme
  • 2Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • extra dried bread crumbs (gluten-free if needed)

Method:

  1. Fry onion & garlic gently in oil until soft. Stir in flour & cook for 1-2mins.
  2. Gradually add stock to the above frypan & bring to the boil.
  3. Remove from heat & stir in nuts, bread crumbs, carrots, herbs, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice & salt/pepper to season. leave until  cold.
  4. Divide mixture into 12 & roll into even sized balls (or 24 for bite-sized portions).
  5. Dip each piece first in beaten egg & then coat in bread crumbs.
  6. Place on greased baking sheet & bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 20mins, or until lightly browned & crisp.
  7. Serve with tasty salad!!

Recipe by Rosemary Wadey, “Step-by-Step Picnics” – modified by me.

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