Beet burgers with feta cheese

 

Beetroot is one of my favourite vegetables, healthy and extremely delicious. It is a good source of iron and folate (naturally occurring folic acid). It also contains nitrates, magnesium and other antioxidants.

Love burgers? This one is completely different, full of great flavours and very nutritious…

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4-5  grated raw beets
150 g rolled oats or flakes of your choice
1 small onion
200 g  feta cheese
2 cloves garlic
2 tbsp  olive oil
2  eggs
1 handful fresh basil
Salt/pepper

Toppings:
lettuce or cabbage
mango
avocado
tomatoes
onions

Peel and grate beets, onion and garlic on a box grater or use a food processor with the grating blades attached. Place the grated vegetables in a large mixing bowl. Add olive oil, eggs and rolled oats and mix everything well. Add cheese, basil, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Set aside for about 1 hour, so the oats can soak up the liquid and the mixture sets (this step is important for the patties to hold together). Form 6-8 patties with your hands. Grill the beetroot burgers a couple of minutes on each side – or fry them in a frying pan until golden on both sides. Serve with grilled  bread and toppings of your choice.

 Bon appétit…

 

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