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       Title: Vegetarian Burgers
  Categories: Vegetarian
       Yield: 6 patties
  
       1    Celery stalk
       1 sm Onion
       1    Scallion
       1    Garlic clove
       1 c  Cooked barley, drained (or
            -substitute cooked brown
            -rice or cooked cracked
            -wheat
       1 c  Slightly cooked chick peas,
            -drained (canned is fine, or
            -substitute cooked navy,
            -pinto or soy beans)
     1/2 c  Instant uncooked oatmeal
     1/8 t  Salt
       1 t  Paprika
     1/2 t  Dried basil
       2 tb Soy sauce
     1/4 t  Ground black pepper
            Olive oil as needed
  
   In a blender, finely chop celery, onion, scallion and garlic OR dice
   them by hand finely. Set aside.
   
   In a large mixing bowl, combine the barley, chick peas, oatmeal, salt,
   paprika, basil, soy sauce and pepper. Mix them thoroughly with a
   wooden spoon or with your hands. Add the chopped celery, onion,
   scallion and garlic to the barley mixture and mix again.
   
   Shape into six burgers. Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet. Add
   burgers and brown 5-7 minutes on each side. Or bake the patties at
   350'F. on a lightly oiled cookie sheet for 25 minutes.
   
   Serve on a hamburger bun with sprouts and tomato slices or ketchup.
   
   Nutritional analysis per serving: 149.6 calories; 5.2 grams total fat;
   (0.7 grams saturated fat); 4.5 grams protein; 20.5 grams
   carbohydrates; trace milligrams cholesterol; 349.8 milligrams sodium.
  
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