---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.01
       Title: Consumer Reports Vegetarian Burger
  Categories: Veg-cook, August
       Yield: 6 servings
       1 c  Cooked; drained barley
       1 c  Cooked chickpeas; slightly
     1/2 c  Quick-cooking oatmeal -- raw
     1/8 t  Salt
       1 t  Paprika
       2 T  Soy sauce
     1/4 t  Ground blackpepper
         x  Other spices to taste
       1    Small Stalk celery
       1    Small Onion
       1    Scallion
       1    Clove garlic
            Chili powder opt'l
            Curry powder opt'l
   Combine the barley, chickpeas, oatmeal, salt, paprika, soy sauce, black
   pepper and other spices in a large bowl. In a blender, finely chop: celery,
   onion, scallion and garlic. Add the chopped vegetables to the ingredients i
   the bowl and mix thoroughly.  Shape into patties, “sausages” or “meatballs”
   Melt a little butter or margarine in a frying pan and cook over medium heat
   for three to five minutes on each side, or until lightly browned.  Makes si
   burgers. Other grains, such as rice or cracked wheat, can be substituted
   for the barley; soybeans, navy, pinto, or other beans can be substituted
   for the chick-peas. Nuts and seeds can also be added. Each CU burger
   contained 114 calories, wi 5 grams of protein, 1 gram of fat, 22 grams of
   carbohydrate, and 1.9 milligrams of iron. It lacked vitamin B-12 and was
   high in sodium (500 milligrams). If you're watching your sodium intake,
   omit the soy sauce and try chili or curry powder.
   From: garhow@hpubmaa.esr.HP.COM (Garry Howard).  rfvc Digest V94 Issue
   #181, Aug. 26, 1994. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, TXFT40A@Prodigy.com