Most ingredients can be found in the produce or the healthy and sustainable bulk section of the Olympia Food Coop.
From Nutrition MD:
Bean and Grain Burgers
Makes 10 to 12 burgers
Bean and Grain Burgers are not only tastier than typical burgers, but healthier as well.
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 19-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed, and ground or coarsely chopped
3 slices whole-wheat bread, blended in food processor
1/4 cup tahini
1/4 cup tamari
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup cooked brown rice
1/3 cup raw wheat germ
10 - 12 multi-grain hamburger rolls
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.
Menu for the Future, NWEI's newest course launched in April, 2008, is a six-session course exploring the connection between food and sustainability.
"Food is our common ground, our universal experience." - James Beard
May 29 - July 3 Thursdays 7:00 PM on the west side - contact Cy Englert to sign up 360-402-0451 firstname.lastname@example.org
And on June 28-29 we will help Cy Englert turn his lawn into an Edible Forest Garden with Terra Commons www.terracommons.us. We can grow much of our food organically in our own yards for a more sustainable future for us and all on Earth - with fruit and nut trees, berry bushes and perennial vegetables.