Bean and Grain Burgers

  • Yield: 10 servings


1/2-- onion, finely chopped
1tablespoon vegetable oil
1-- (19-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed, and ground or coarsely chopped
3slices whole-wheat bread, blended in food processor
1/4cup tahini
1/4cup tamari
1/2teaspoon garlic powder
1/4cup chopped fresh parsley
1cup cooked brown rice
1/3cup raw wheat germ
10-- multi-grain hamburger rolls


  1. Sauté onion in vegetable oil. Then mix all ingredients, except wheat germ, and form into patties. Coat each patty with raw wheat germ, and grill on a non-stick surface. Serve on multi-grain roll with your favorite toppings.

Recipe courtesy of Sammy T's, Fredricksburg, Va. Published in The Best in the World, Neal D. Barnard, M.D., editor.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 276
  • Fat 8.3g
  • Saturated Fat 1.3g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 697mg
  • Carbohydrate 42.7g
  • Fiber 7.6g
  • Sugars 6.2g
  • Protein 11.1g