ingredients
  • Zucchini 400 gr
  • Stale bread 120 gr
  • Grated cheese 50 gr
  • Garlic 1 clove
  • Milk 1/2 glass • 49 kcal
  • Breadcrumbs as much as needed
  • Salt as much as needed • 1 kcal
  • Olive oil as much as needed
Calories refers to 100 gr of product

Zucchini burgers are a vegetarian and light variant of classic meat burgers. A dish that is really tasty and simple to prepare, very good for a light summer dish but rich in taste, an excellent idea to stuff a sandwich for a picnic or to take to the office. A delicious recipe to make children eat vegetables, since they usually like them very little. Here's how to prepare these delicious zucchini burgers quickly and easily.

Instructions:

Wash well the zucchini and remove the ends. (1) Dice them and cook them in a non-stick pan with extra-virgin olive oil and a whole clove of garlic. Add the salt and cook over a low heat for about ten minutes turning them occasionally with a wooden spoon. (2) Soak the bread in milk and let it in the bowl while the zucchini are cooling. Now squeeze the bread well and place it in a bowl with the zucchini, add the Parmesan cheese and stir. Form the hamburgers with the specific kitchen tool or a glass, cover them with breadcrumbs and cook over medium heat in a pan greased with oil, stirring them halfway through cooking. Your zucchini burgers are ready to be served. (3)

Tips

– For a lighter preparation you can cook the zucchini burgers also in the oven; just put them in an oiled or buttered baking dish and cook them for 10/15 minutes at 190° C, turning them halfway through cooking.

– For the preparation choose small and firm zucchini that contain little water, compared to the larger ones.

– If the dough should be not so firm, you can add 2 eggs to mix with zucchini, bread and grated cheese.

– If you want to give your zucchini burgers a more aromatic flavor, add paprika or chili.

– Serve the zucchini burgers with a fresh mixed salad or use them to fill a sandwich, the best solution to have a lunch outside your home.

How to preserve zucchini burgers

The zucchini burgers can be kept in the fridge for 2 days in an airtight container. Before consuming, heat them in the oven to make them soft and tasty.