Veggie Patties

It’s not only the end of the work week, it’s foodie Friday! I like cooking healthy, low fat dinners and tonight I am making one of my favorite ones – Veggie Patties! They’re delicious, healthy, and pretty easy to make. If you’re looking for a low key, healthy, yet scrumptious meal, try these ASAP!

Total time: 40 minutes Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients: photo-139

2 tbsp canola oil, divided
1/2 cup minced onion
1/2 cup minced green bell pepper
1/2 cup minced carrot
2/3 cup drained white kidney beans (Cannellini)
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup italian seasoned dry bread crumb


1. In a non-stick skillet heat 1 tbsp oil

2. Add onion, carrot, and green pepper to skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are soft, about one minute. photo-140

3. Set aside to cool slightly Using a fork, in medium mixing bowl mash beans; stir in egg.

4. Add bread crumbs and vegetable mixture; mix until thoroughly combined.

5. Shape mixture into 4 equal patties.

6. Set patties on plate; cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 20 minutes.

7. In same skillet heat 1 tsp. of the remaining oil.

8. Add 4 patties; cook over medium heat, turning once, until browned on both sides and heated through.

Serves: 6 photo-142


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