Main Dishes

Wild Rice Burgers

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I grew up in a lovely Northern Minnesota town of Duluth. It is known for events such as Grandma’s Marathon, Blue’s Fest, & The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon (yes, that is a real thing). In the summer, Duluth is a delightful destination for those wishing to escape the heat a bit due to the lake’s “natural air conditioning.” The canal area has a romantic lakewalk, complete with many perfect locations for rock throwing, malt sipping, & lake gawking. The desert Pie à la Mode, a slice of

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1 cup Minnesota hand-harvested, wood-parched wild rice, uncooked
3 cups vegetable stock
3 extra large eggs, whisked
2 rounded tsp Jax Seasoning (I made my own version by mixing 1/2 tsp each of salt, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, sugar, black pepper, curry powder, & turmeric)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup crushed saltine soda crackers
8 slices sharp cheddar cheese
8 multi-grain hamburger buns, split
garlic mayonnaise (I made my own by mixing 1/4 cup mayo with 1 clove of minced garlic & 1 tsp of lemon juice)
alfalfa sprouts
roma tomatoes, sliced
The night before you want to make the burgers, cook the wild rice, substituting vegetable stock for the water. Cool in the refrigerator overnight. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, whisk...
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Nutritions

Calories
464

Sodium
1569mg
65% DV

Fat
20g
31% DV

Protein
36g
73% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV