Budget-Friendly Veggie Burgers with Mango Slaw

Budget-Friendly Veggie Burgers with Mango Slaw
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Serve this vegetarian dish with sliced tomato and fresh mozzarella salad.

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Cook time
    16 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 burger with 1/4 cup slaw
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 burger with 1/4 cup slaw
  • Amount per serving Calories 180

  • Total Fat 3.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 430mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • Dietary Fiber 7g
    • Total Sugars 8g
  • Protein 7g
  • Potassium 540mg
  • Phosphorus 155mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1/2 Fat



  • nonstick cooking spray
  • cannellini (white kidney) beans (rinsed and drained)
    1 (15-oz) can
  • diced onion
    1/2 cup
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • diced mushrooms
    1 cup
  • shredded carrots
    1 cup
  • Worcestershire sauce
    1 tbsp
  • lower sodium soy sauce
    1 tbsp
  • quick cooking oats
    1 cup
  • Montreal steak seasoning
    2 tsp
  • unripe mango (peeled, seeded and shredded)
  • packaged coleslaw mix
    1 (9-oz) bag
  • rice wine vinegar
    2 tbsp
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • large lettuce leaves


  1. Coat a large non-stick sauté pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. Combine cannellini beans, onion, garlic, mushrooms, carrots, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, oatmeal, Montreal steak seasoning and salt (optional) in a food processor. Pulse several times until mixture is combined but not a paste.

  3. Divide burger mixture into 6 equal portions, form into patties.

  4. Heat prepared sauté pan over medium high heat. Sauté burgers on each side 6-8 minutes. Set aside.

  5. In a large bowl, combine shredded mango, coleslaw mix, rice wine vinegar and olive oil. Toss to coat.

  6. Add a burger to a lettuce leaf, top with 3/4 cup coleslaw mixture.