Healthy recipe: millet vegetarian burger
Healthy recipe: millet vegetarian burger

Healthy recipe: millet vegetarian burger

For SHA Wellness Clinic
Thursday November 7th, 2013
Healthy nutrition

Healthy recipe: veggie bean burger with millet

Burger lovers have discovered in vegetarian burger recipes a great alternative to enjoy new and exotic flavors. With this variety, they have shown that a veggie burger can still be delicious without meat or fat.

The meatless burgers can also become an excellent dish full of vitamins, and normally they are made ​​by mixing vegetables, beans and cereals. Sometimes you can add nuts, fruits, vegetal milks, oils or bread crumbs (always made ​​from wheat flour).

millet vegetarian bean burger

We share an easy recipe for veggie burger whose main ingredient is millet.

What is millet?

Millet is a whole grain cereal that is very beneficial for our body. In addition to providing the necessary energy to our body, millet is rich in iron, and it is a complex carbohydrate that can be consumed by diabetics as well as celiac people as it is a gluten-free cereal.

millet for celiacs

Millet benefits

Among all its health benefits we would like to highlight:

  • Millet is low in fat and cholesterol.
  • Millet is high in phosphorus, mineral that gives us vitality both physically and mentally.
  • Millet is a whole grain cereal that produces antioxidant and benefits for the immune system.
  • Millet is very rich in vitamin B therefore it is beneficial to cope with stress and generate states of relaxation.
How to prepare a millet veggie burger
  • 3 cups cooked millet
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • ½ grated onion
  • 1/2 grated carrot
  • 1 teaspoons mustard
  • 3 tablespoon of chopped parsley
  • Organic virgin olive oil

Mash cooked millet with hands whilst adding the onion and the carrot, and the salt and the pepper at your own choice. With damp hands, form the paste into round burgers and fry them with little oil for 3 – 4 minutes each or until golden brown.

The veggie burger can be served with salad and some natural sauce such as tamari soy sauce. If desired, serve it with bread, better spelled bread or rye bread, made ​​from whole grain flour which are healthier for us.

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