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Partners in the Kitchen

Posted: 2009-05-07 16:32:19

As Deniese has said, "Home is where your heart is." Habitat understands that, for many families, the heart of the home is in the kitchen.

Habitat for Humanity has collected hundreds of recipes from Habitat affiliates all over the world, available in three great cookbooks. We thought we'd share a delicious recipe from these cookbooks each week. Try them out and let us know what you think! Or if you would like to submit your own favorite recipe for our blog collection, email Meagan at vista@nslchfh.org.

Vegetarian Mushroom Burgers
Yield: 10 servings
1 1/2 cups chopped mushrooms
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons seasoned dried bread crumbs
2/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 eggs, beaten
2 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 ounces chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and papper to taste
2 teaspoons oil


  • Combine mushrooms, bread crumbs, cottage cheese, onion, eggs, cheese, walnuts, soy sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper in large bowl; mix thoroughly. Shape mixture into 6 patties. Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add oil and heat over medium heat for 1 minute. Cook patties for 3 minutes on each side or until light brown. Place in nonstick baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Serve with chili-yogurt sauce made with 1/8 teaspoon chili powder and 2 tablespoons low-fat yogurt.

Approx Per Serving: Cal 239; Prot 12 g; Carbo 19 g; Fiber 2 g; T Fat 13 g; 48% Calories from Fat; Chol 82 mg; Sod 362 mg.
Michelle Stopa, Bluffton College Campus Chapter Brooklyn, OH

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