Beet Burgers

 

Makes 6-8 servings

4 fresh medium beets
2 sprigs fresh basil, chopped
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 eggs, beaten
Salt and ground black
pepper, to taste
1/4-2/3 c flour
Olive oil
Burger buns
Mozzarella slices
 
1. Trim beet tops and root. Shred beets in
food processor; transfer to bowl. Add
basil, onions, eggs, salt and pepper;
mix. 2. Mix in just enough flour to make
mixture stick together.
Form mixture into 4-inch patties about 1/
2-inch thick. (Don’t make too thick or
centers won’t cook well.)
3. Heat 1/4 inch of olive oil in skillet over
medium-high heat. Fry patties 2-3
minutes on one side, until crispy. Turn,
place mozzarella slice on top and fry 2-
3 minutes more, until crispy.
4. Place hot on bun; serve immediately.
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