Costco's Veggie Burger
Trying to cut the animal fat down from my diet, I purchased a large pack of veggie burgers from Costco. After making about 10 veggie burgers, I started to ask myself, what am I going to do with the remaining 40?
Well...here is just one suggestion....
- 2 Costco Veggie Burgers
- 2 (9 grain) 100 Calorie OraWheat Sandwich Thins
- 4 thin slices cucumber
- 4 thin slices onion
- 1/2 cup, pine nuts
- 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
- 12 spears fresh asparagus
- 1/2 tomato, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 slices dofino havarti deli sliced cheese or jack cheese
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 25mins
Heat a 9 inch cast iron skillet on low/med heat then add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
Place 2 Costco veggie patties on the skillet. Then place asparagus spears around the patty. Drizzle 1 tbs olive oil on the asparagus spears. Add pine nuts to vacant area within skillet.
While the patties, pine nuts, asparagus are cooking, divide sandwich thins in half and toast on high toaster setting.
Stir the pine nuts and asparagus often to obtain even cooking while patties are browning.
Flip the patties after about 3 to 4 minutes and continue to stir the pine nuts and asparagus at the same time for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.
Remove the sandwich thins from the toaster and top each with one slice of cheese.
Layer in this order on top of the bread and cheese. Veggie burger, thin tomato slices, thin cucumber slices, thin onion slices, fresh grated parmesan cheese. Salt and pepper.
Garnish the sides of the plate with a generous helping of asparagus/pine nuts.