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Vegetarian Recipe for Veggie Burger and Fruit Cup



Ingredients (makes one serving)


1 whole wheat hamburger bun (or 2 slices whole wheat bread)
1 veggie patty (the brand "Boca" makes the healthiest)
1/4 onion sliced
1 tomato
2 leafs romaine lettuce
1 serving organic ketchup
1 serving whole grain mustard
1 banana
1 orange


Directions

Cook veggie patty on a pan with non-stick fat-free cooking spray (cooks in about 8 minutes, 4 minutes each side on medium heat). On the bottom half of the bun, place mustard and ketchup and then veggie patty. Slice tomato into medallions and place above patty and then add the romaine lettuce and onions. Cover with the top bun. Peel banana and orange and slice into small pieces. Place in a bowl and eat on the side.


Nutritional Facts

Calories - 485
Total Fat - 7g
Saturated Fat - 1g
Trans Fat - 0g
Cholesterol - 1mg
Sodium - 751mg
Total Carbohydrate - 89g
Dietary Fiber- 16g
Sugars - 38g
Protein - 24g


Key Note

This vegetarian recipe offers a high amount of Dietary Fiber and Protein. What does this mean? you will be full longer, have more energy, and your body will not have a carb crash in the mid-afternoon. This recipe calls for a veggie patty, these are veggie protein patties that can be found at every major super-market, they have 0 cholesterol and 0 saturated fat.


 

 

 

 

 



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