Carrot Rice Nut Burger


This is a wonderful alternative to hamburgers. Use organic ingredients! There is a difference.

Prep Time:
1 hrs
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
20 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked brown rice

  • 6 cups water

  • 1 cup toasted cashews

  • 1 pound toasted unsalted sunflower seeds

  • 1 sweet onion, chopped

  • 6 carrots, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • salt to taste


  1. In a large pot, bring the rice and water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 45 minutes.

  2. Preheat the grill for high heat.

  3. Using a food processor, grind the toasted cashews and sunflower seeds to a fine meal. Transfer to a large bowl. Pulse the onion and carrots in the food processor until finely shredded, and mix with the ground nuts. Place the cooked rice and olive oil in the food processor, and pulse until smooth. Mix into the bowl. Season with salt. Form the mixture into patties.

  4. Oil the grill grate. Grill the patties 6 to 8 minutes on each side, until nicely browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

270 Calories
16g Fat
26g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 53mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 314mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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