5 Ingredients: Wheat Berry Burgers

wheat berry burger

Are you loving wheat berries but tired of only using them only in salads? Try this super-delish wheat berry burger instead, which calls for only five ingredients.

Wheat Berry Burgers

Serve these tasty veggie burgers on whole grain rolls with your favorite fixings or tucked into lettuce cups topped with tzatziki.

Makes 6
Ingredients:
Olive oil
½ small onion, chopped
Kosher salt and black pepper
2 cup cooked wheat berries, cooled
4 peppadew peppers
2 tablespoons prepared hummus
1 large egg
Directions:

Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a small skillet. Add onion, season with a pinch of salt and sauté until translucent, about 4 minutes; set aside to cool. Combine cooked onion, wheat berries, peppadew peppers, hummus, and egg in a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Season with ¼ teaspoon each kosher salt and black pepper. Pulse until mixture is well combined, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl a couple of times. Form mixture into 6 equal-sized patties (about ½ cup each). Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a large skillet, place 2 burgers in the skillet and cook for 5 minutes per side; transfer to a plate. Repeat for remaining burgers.

Nutrition Information (per burger)

Calories: 186; Total Fat: 8 grams; Saturated Fat: 1 gram; Total Carbohydrate: 24 grams
Sugars: 1 gram; Protein: 5 grams; Sodium: 113 milligrams; Cholesterol: 0 milligrams; 
Fiber:  5 grams

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