Crunchy Sunshine Burger

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 50 min
  • serves 4 - 6

Grilling season is upon us and just because you don’t eat meat, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious, delectable burger.

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Directions for: Crunchy Sunshine Burger


1 cup sunflower seeds

¾ cup brown rice or quinoa (dry)

1 cup beet, grated

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 cup onion, diced

1 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

¼ tsp sea salt

1 pinch black pepper


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In a pot, combine ¾ cup of brown rice and 1 ½ cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover the pot and simmer for 25 minutes until the rice is fully cooked.

3. In a food processor, combine all of the ingredients and blend until a sticky mixture forms.

4. Shape the mixture into patties, place on a baking sheet linked with parchment paper and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. The burgers should be crunchy yet still moist and soft.

See more: Bake, Rice/Grain, Summer, Vegetables, Vegetarian

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