PUMPKIN VEGGIE BURGERS

Pumpkin veggie burgers..OH MY! Sometimes it's good to take a little break from meat. These will give you protein and of course...we cannot forget the pumpkin. It is fall after all! These make a great lunch or dinner option. Pair with veggies or a salad for a complete meal! 

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Ingredients

•2/3 cup white navy beans (cooked)

•1/3 cup pureed pumpkin

•2 2/3 tbsps. red onion (medium, coarsely chopped)

•1/3 yellow bell pepper (medium, coarsely chopped)

•1/3 zucchini (medium, coarsely chopped)

•1/3 garlic (clove)

•1/3 tsp. cumin

•1/8 tsp. oregano

•1/8 tsp. paprika

•1/8 tsp. sea salt

•1/8 tsp. black pepper

•2 tsps. tomato paste

•1 tsp. tamari

•1/2 cup almond flour

•2 2/3 tbsps. ground flax seed

Directions

1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2) Add the white navy beans, pureed pumpkin, red onion, yellow bell pepper, zucchini and garlic into the food processor, and pulse until smooth. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and add in all remaining ingredients. Mix until a thick batter has formed and transfer to the fridge to thicken for 15 minutes.
3) Form the mixture into patties and place on the baking sheet. Bake for 40 minutes, carefully flipping at the halfway point. Burgers should be golden brown on the bottoms.
4)Remove the burgers from the oven and enjoy!

Alesha Lazan