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       Title: Nutty Bean-Rice Burgers
  Categories: Veg-cook, August
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       2 tb Sliced green onion
     1/4 c  Finely diced celery
       2 tb Butter or margarine
       1 c  Cooked soy or other; dry bea
       1 c  Cooked brown rice
       1 c  Sunflower seeds; ground
     1/2 c  Shredded cheddar cheese
     1/4 c  Whole wheat flour
       2 ts Sweet pickle relish
       2 tb Catsup
       2 ts Soy sauce
     1/2 ts Dried basil leaves; crumbled
       2    Eggs; slightly beaten
     1/8 ts Black pepper
            Salt to taste
  
   Saute onions and celery in 1 Tbsp. of the butter for 2 to 3 minutes. Add to
   beans, rice, sunflower seeds, cheese, flour, pickle relish, catsup, soy
   sauce, basil, eggs, and black pepper. Mix well. Add salt to taste. Shape in
   8 patties about 1/2 thick. Heat remaining butter in a large skillet. Add
   patties.Cook slowly, turning once, until well browned, about 15 minutes.
   Transfer to serving platter. Garnish with onion rings, and pickle slices.
   Serve with chili sauce, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
   
   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
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