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Here is a recipe submitted by Chappaqua resident Carol Wasserman, a nutritionist who specializes in natural weight loss and healthy eating.
Millet Black Bean Burgers
- 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 1 celery stalk, chopped
- 3 cups cooked millet and brown rice (see note below)
- 1 cup cooked black beans
- 2 scallions, sliced
- 1 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
- In a large skillet, sauté carrot and celery in oil over medium heat, until slightly soft, about 2 minutes. Turn off heat. Add millet and rice, beans, scallions, and soy sauce. Transfer to a large bowl. Make mixture into small patties. Pan-fry in skillet until golden, about 3-4 minutes per side, on medium heat.
*Note: To make 3 cups cooked millet and brown rice: In a small pot, combine ½ cup brown rice with ½ cup millet. Add 2 and 1/3 cups water and 1 pinch sea salt. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cover, turn heat to low, and let cook 40 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit 5 minutes before lifting cover.
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