Monday, March 18, 2013

Eggplant burger

*makes 4-5 normal size patties

2 Japanese (or one large regular would probably work)
About 1 cup shreded cheddar cheese
1/2 c bread crumbs (more if needed)
2-3 green onions, chopped
1/2 bell pepper (I did yellow) diced
1 egg beaten

To taste:
Garlic powder
Worchestershire sauce (I did about 2-3 shakes)
Cajun seasoning

Sauté  on med/heat diced eggplant with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and dried parsley until shrunk by almost half, very soft and carmalized. Once cooked, let cool for 10 min. In a mixing bowl combine all ingredients and mix together (or squish together) by hand. Heat skillet hot and melt some butter. Form patties and fry on each side until crunchy and brown on each side.

Serve on a faccacia bread (recipe in breads) or a ciabatta bread, with carmalized onions, spicy pickles, spring greens and spicy mustard mayo.  (Stone ground mustard mixed with mayo)