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Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta

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Who said eating healthy has to be boring? One of the beautiful aspects of a healthy lifestyle is the newfound freedom you have to be creative in the kitchen! This recipe for Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta is no exception. First off, if you’ve never enjoyed roasted zucchini you’re truly missing out. But, don’t stop there! Enjoy your roasted zucchini atop a bun, or sans if you’re limiting your grains, and top with whipped feta! Yum! Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta

Ingredients

  • 3 medium zucchini, cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 3 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 4 cloves garlic, left whole (1 clove for the burger and 3 for the whipped feta)
  • olive oil, for drizzling
  • kosher salt + pepper
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, more or less to your taste
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • lettuce, tomatoes and or sliced avocado, for serving

For the Whipped Feta:

  • 6 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • milk, to thin, if needed

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Half Baked Harvest. Want more healthy recipes from Half Baked Harvest?  You can follow Half Baked Harvest on social media: FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram.


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