Butternut Squash & Apple Burgers
by Swanson Health
If you’ve been looking for a way to try a veggie burger, this is it! These Butternut Squash & Apple Burgers are full of flavor and packed with nutrition. Each burger delivers over 9 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber! To amp up the flavor even more, top your burgers with Caramelized Onion & Sage Aioli.
My family is vegetarian, and this burger recipe was a great way to switch up our usual black bean burgers. — Blake L.
Time: 60
Serves: 6
Serving size: 1 burger
  • 2 cups whole grain wild and brown rice mix
  • 3 cups vegetable broth (low sodium)
  • 3 cups butternut squash, diced
  • 1 cup shallots, chopped
  • 2 cups granny smith apples, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, shelled
  • Aioli
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth (low sodium)
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • Instructions:
    1. Roast veggies and cook rice. Collage of roasted butternut squash and apples and cooked wild rice
    2. Pulse veggies and then rice in the food processor. Collage of butternut squash mix and wild rice mix in food processors.
    3. Mix together using your hands and shape into patties. Raw butternut squash and wild rice burger patties on a wooden surface
    4. Cook and top with all the things!
    Nutrition facts (per serving):
  • Calories 492
  • Fat 17.2 grams [Saturated Fat 2.5 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Monounsaturated Fat 9.7 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 g]
  • Protein 9.3 grams
  • Sodium 187 mgs
  • Carbohydrates 74 grams
  • Fiber 8 grams
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