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Good meatless burger?
I was googling for a good low point yet healthy food- and I came across this veggie burger. I tolerate Boca burgers on occaison- has anyone tried the Veggie Patch products?
Mon. Jul 24, 5:06pm
I have not tried that line of foods. However WIldwood products found in natural food stores has a veggie burger made of tofu and yummy veggies like kale, carrots, and onions. It is fabulous. Comes 2 to a package and retails about $4.00.You just heat it up. I think WW pts it is 2 pts per burger. They are really filling.Boca burgers are so full of wheat these are not.
Monday, July 24, 2006, 5:14 PM
I haven't tried those either. I like Garden Burgers, particularly the chipotle black bean ones.
Monday, July 24, 2006, 5:16 PM
i get veggie patch broccoli nuggets and spinach nuggets. my daughter especially likes the spinach ones... mmm tasty. i've not tried any of their burgers.
for low point burgers i like:
gardenburger - original
amy's - california
boca - vegan or roasted veggie
for a higher point treat i LOVE:
things i don't like: any kind of portobello burger! bleck.
Monday, July 24, 2006, 9:04 PM
loooovvveeeve amy's Texas burgers, Quorn faux chicken patties...
Monday, July 24, 2006, 9:50 PM
I like Dr. Praeger's brand (California burgers), and Quorn products are really, really good.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 9:05 AM
i cut portabello mushrooms, carrots (unpeeled), onions, red bell pepper and eggplant into chunks, toss with olive oil, herbs & seasonings, and roast for about 35 minutes or until tender. let cool slightly and in a cuisinart or other chopper, pulse until mixed well-not completely minced, but still a little chunky. mix in some brown rice (cooked and cooled). form into patties and chill before grilling or baking. enjoy!
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 2:48 PM
2:48 that sounds soo good!
why no peeling the carrots?
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 3:12 PM
not peeling the carrots adds a bit more fiber (and nutrients). the fiber helps the "burger" stay together. you can of course change the vegetables used, but be careful about the amount of water that the selected vegetables will give off. (for instance, tomatoes will add a lot of moisture, but sundried tomatoes would just add flavor without the extra water). zucchini will also give off more moisture than is ideal, as do regular mushrooms. you can also use millet or quinoa in place of brown rice.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 3:18 PM
Morningstar Farm Grillers Prime are my favorites
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 4:14 PM
i agree with the above poster- morningstar farm burgers are delicious! i love the black beans burgers, and also the spicy chick patties. they have a wide variety of meatless patties and all the ones i've tried have been great.
also try the amy's burgers. i haven't had one yet, but i've never had an amy's product that wasn't awesome.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 4:45 PM
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