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Spinach, Rice and Feta Cheese Burgers!!!


Ingredients:

1 cup cooked rice

1 onion – chopped
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
9 oz. Frozen Creamed Spinach
¾ cup Italian style breadcrumbs
5 cloves garlic – chopped
3 eggs (one for an egg wash)
½ cup flour
Olive oil
Vegetable oil

Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Place the chopped onion and garlic in the pan to sauté. When the onion softens add the creamed spinach to thaw.

In a large bowl combine two of the eggs, bread crumbs, crumbled feta cheese and the cooked rice. Mix these ingredients together.

Add the sautéed spinach, onion and garlic to the bowl.

Place the flour in a shallow bowl and the egg plus a splash of water in another shallow bowl.

Form the spinach and rice mixture into patties. Coat the patty dipping first in the flour and then the egg wash and back in the flour.

Heat a frying pan with about one inch of vegetable oil for frying the patties.

Carefully place the patties in the hot oil. When the patties are a beautiful golden color on one side, carefully turn them.

Place on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.

These patties make a great veggie burger or just perfect on a plate with a nice salad.

With Love,
Catherine
xo

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31 comments:

  1. I just love this recipe, burgers and rice and spinach bonus!

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  2. A Greek burger - no meat! This is exciting.

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  3. Wow... spinach + feta sounds incredible! I think this would be my favorite non-meat burger :) Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Feta is one of my favorites! Will have to try this for sure!

    I have enjoyed your blog so very much!!

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  5. These look delicious, I'm going to have to give them a try.
    Janet :)

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  6. Rice in a burger patty? Hmm interesting ingredient..shall try this recipe.

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  7. These look great! I love the idea and I love anything with feta cheese in!

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  8. Now this could tempt me into becoming a vegetarian. Must try.

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  9. Catherine, these look wonderful. Anything with rice and feta and spinach has to be good. :)

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  10. E' giusto il tipo di burger che fa per me, visto che non amo troppo la carne e invece adoro la feta. Devono essere molto gustosi. Un bacio, buon we

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  11. A healthy and tasty recipe. Something different to the usual meat ones. Buon weekend. Ciao!

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  12. Catherine this looks really great. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. This will help with my greens!! Yea!! Thanks, pinning it, now to cook it!

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  14. What a creative burger recipe. Marvelous job.

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  15. My husband is a big meat eater, I am not but since he likes spinach and feta these might actually be something he would eat! Gonna copy the recipe...

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  16. I really like the way this sounds, Catherine. I love the ingredients you've used here and meat will not be missed. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  17. This is a really cool Greek-inspired veggie burger! I love it. Feta cheese is one of my favorites.

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  18. Catherine me encanta ésta receta saludable y tentadora,,magnífica,abrazos hugs,hugs.

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  19. What a unique take on the veggie burger!

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  20. I am in LOVE! You know how much I adore veggie burgers and this one is mouth-watering! A great mix of flavors. xoxo

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  21. I love this! A nice change from the usual burger.

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  22. This is an amazing veggie burger. I'm saving this to try soon!

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  23. I just love veggie burgers and this one is no exception...so delicious!

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  24. Whoa, what delicious veggie burgers! I love the sound of these!

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  25. I love this incredible Greek Burger! Looks very tasty!
    Thank you, Catherine.

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  26. Oooh! This must be healthy and so delicious!

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