Mushroom and Coriander Burgers

Mushrooms are not technically a vegetable, they are actually a fungi.  They are also a great source of nutrients and add flavour to any dish. This recipe is a goodie for the kids as there are plenty of vegetables in these delicious and juicy patties, and it makes a ‘fast food’ into a good wholesome dinner.  Raeward Fresh has all the ingredients you need to make this weeks meal inspiration.

 

Mushroom and Coriander Burgers

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 35 minutes
Accompany these light and juicy burgers with a wholegrain roll, sliced tomato, avocado, lettuce and mustard

Ingredients

  • 1/2 onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 Medium zucchini (grated)
  • 1 Medium carrot (grated)
  • 6 Large button mushrooms (finely diced)
  • 400g premium mince
  • 1/4 cup coriander (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats (as needed)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Note

Accompaniment Suggestions: wholegrain rolls, lettuce, tomato, avocado, dijon mustard, edam cheese.

 

Directions

1. Finely dice the onion and fry in a small amount of oil in a medium sized frying pan until translucent.
2. Crush and mince the garlic and cook through for a further minute.
3. Add the grated zucchini and carrot. Cook for 2-3 minutes then add the mushrooms and heat for a further 5 minutes until the mushrooms have softened.
4. Place mince in a separate bowl, and mix in the onion and mushroom mixture.
5. Add the rolled oats and coriander and mix well, checking patty consistency (add more rolled oats if mixture is too wet). Season with salt and pepper.
6. Roll the mixture into eight equal sized patty shapes, squeezing out any excess juice.
7. Heat a non-stick frying pan with a little oil and cook the patties for 2 minutes each side over a medium heat.
8. Serve the patties in a grainy bun, with any of the burger filling suggestions.