Eggplant Burgers

eggplant-burgerYou’ve heard of veggie burgers, but what about eggplant burgers?  Try this recipe from allrecipes.com for another alternative that’s both inexpensive and healthy. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 eggplant, peeled and sliced into 3/4 inch rounds
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • 6 hamburger buns, split
  • 6 leaves lettuce
  • 6 slices tomato
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup dill pickle slices
  • 1 (20 ounce) bottle ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • Directions:

  • Place the eggplant slices on a plate, and cook in the microwave for about 5 minutes, or until the centers are cooked.
  • Melt margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry eggplant slices until lightly toasted on each side, and place one slice of cheese onto each one. Cook until cheese has melted, and remove from the skillet.
  • Place eggplant on hamburger buns, and allow each person to top with lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles, and dress with ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard.
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