Veggie Burger

Healthy Recipe: Tuna Burgers


6 Servings
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup each shredded zucchini, yellow summer squash and carrots
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 cups soft whole wheat bread crumbs
1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon butter
6 wheat thin buns
6 slices reduced-fat cheddar cheese
6 lettuce leaves
6 slices tomato

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion for 1 minute. Add the zucchini, yellow squash and carrots; saute until tender. Drain and cool to room temperature.
In a large bowl, combine the egg, bread crumbs, tuna, salt and pepper. Add vegetable mixture. Shape into six 3-1/2-in. patties.
Coat the same skillet again with cooking spray; cook patties in butter for 3-5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve on buns with cheese, lettuce and tomato. Yield: 6 servings.