Mediterranean Burgers with Yogurt-Lemon Sauce
Slices of toast seasoned with classic Moroccan spices (cumin, coriander and cinnamon) lend an exotic flavor to these Mediterranean burgers topped with an easy, lemon-yogurt sauce.
Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 15 min
- 4 Morningstar Farms® Mediterranean Chickpea Burger
- 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
- Dash salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 4 1/2-inch-thick slices challah bread or broiche bread
- 1 cup baby greens or torn mixed spring greens
- 4 thin slices tomato
- Freshly ground black pepper
1. Cook MORNINGSTAR FARMS Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, in small bowl stir together yogurt, lemon juice, lemon peel and salt. Cover and refrigerate until needed.
3. In another small bowl stir together cumin, coriander and cinnamon. Brush oil on one side of each bread slice. Sprinkle with spice mixture. Arrange bread slices, spice side up, in single layer on baking sheet. Broil 4- to 5-inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until toasted.
4. To serve, place one bread slice on each serving plate. Top with greens, burgers, tomato slices and yogurt mixture. Sprinkle with pepper, if desired. Serve immediately.
Have plant-based protein instead of meat just once a week for a year, and you could take a 2 hour shower with the water you’d save. Except don’t, cause we really need the water.
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