Beet Burgers

Posted on October 16, 2012 by the farm crew



Beet Burgers
Recipe type: Main dish
Serves: 6-8

  • 4 fresh medium beets
  • 2 sprigs fresh basil, chopped
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • ¼-2/3 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.
  3. Form mixture into 4-inch patties about ½-inch thick. (Don’t make too thick or centers won’t cook well.)
  4. Heat ¼ 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.
  5. Place hot on bun; serve immediately.