Pecan Burgers

1/2 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup celery
2 Tbs onion
2 Tbs fresh parsley
3 slices whole wheat braed
3/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp thyme
1/8 tsp basil
1/2 cup tomato juice
1 cup ground pecans
1 egg
1/4 cup whole wheat flour

Make bread into crumbs. Grate carrot. Cut celery and onion
fine. Combine carrot, celery, onion, parsley, bread
crumbs, salt, thyme, basil, juice, pecans, egg and flour.
Mix together well. Form into patties. Brown in a skillet
with a small amount of oil.


Lentil Burgers with Pecan Sauce

2/3 cup lentils, mashed
3/4 cup bread crumbs
1 egg white
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp salt

Mix lentils, crumbs, white of egg, minced garlic and salt.
Make into six patties. Prepare pecan sauce, below.

Pecan Sauce

1/4 cup onion, cut fine
1 Tbs butter
2 tsp whole wheat flour
1/2 cup soy or rice milk
1 Tbs dry parsley
1 oz pecans

Saute onion in butter; cook on high one minute. Reduce
heat; add flour. Slowly add milk. Add parsley; cook until
thickened. Cook patties in a small amount of oil. When
they are cooked, pour on pecan sauce and serve.