Falafel W/ Avocado Spread - Veggie Burgers W/ Guacamole

Total Time
21mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
6 mins

from Cooking light. A Latin twist on the classic Middle Eastern sandwich. Serve in halved pitas, garnish with microgreens and sliced red onion. **This is by no means falafel, but they are tasty! I suggest turning on the hood, these steam up quite a bit. Cooking Light says this makes 4 servings, but realistically it's 2 :)

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. **To prepare patties** Place pinto beans in a medium bowl; partially mash with a fork.
  2. Add cheese and next 5 ingredients (through egg white); stir until well combined.
  3. Shape bean mixture into 4 (1/2-inch thick) oval patties.
  4. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add patties to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until patties are browned and thoroughly heated.
  5. **To prepare spread** Combine avocado and next 5 ingredients (through salt), stirring well.
  6. **To serve** Place 1 patty in each pita half. Spread about 2 tablespoons avocado spread over patty in each pita half; top with onions and greens.