*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                RICE PATTIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Hamburger
                 Beef                             Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       tb           Oil
    2       lg           Onions, diced
    1                    Stalk celery, diced
    2                    Carrots, diced
    1                    Green pepper, diced
    2                    Garlic cloves, diced
    6       tb           Tamari
      1/2   ts           Garlic powder
      1/2   ts           Basil
      1/2   ts           Oregano
    3       c            Cooked rice
      1/4   c            Peanut butter
      1/2   c            Flour
 
    In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat;
   add the onions and saute for 5 minutes, until golden.
   
    Add the celery, carrots, andpepper; saute for 5
   minutes,, add the diced garlic, and saute for 5
   minutes more until the vegetables are tender. Season
   with the tamari, garlic powder, basil and oregano.
   
    Remove from heat. Add the rice. Season to taste. Add
   the peanut butter and flour.
   
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Oil a cookie sheet.
    Form the mixture into patties, and place on the
   cookie sheet. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes until crispy
   golden on top; turn over and bake for 5 to 6 minutes
   more.
   
    Variation
   
    Substitute kasha (buckwheat groats), cous cous or
   bulghur for the rice.
   
    From _The Cookbook for People Who Love Animals_ from
   Gentle World
  
 
 
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