Wednesday, July 8, 2009

6-Month Anniversary

By Anthony J Sepe

12454853822568z1 Today is a special day, which belongs to you—the reader! Ninety-four posts later and 6-months strong, “From A Dietitian’s Perspective” is celebrating its anniversary.  The New Lexicon Webster’s Dictionary describes an anniversary as this:  “the yearly return of the date of an event, or, the particular day on which such a return is celebrated.”  Over the past 6-months, how have you enjoyed: Blog: “From A Dietitian’s Perspective,” –share-- what has been meaningful to you.

In celebration of our 6-month anniversary, I’d like to share what I’m having for lunch today, with you:  In my opinion, this is The Best Veggie Burger in the World.

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Photo Copyright: Anthony J sepe                               Weight Watcher’s


1 tablespoon canola oil, divided

1/4 cup each minced onion, green bell pepper, carrot, and celery

2/3 cup drained canned white kidney (cannellini) beans

1 egg slightly beaten

1/3 cup seasoned dried bread crumbs

  1. In an 8-inch skillet heat 1 teaspoon of the oil.  Add onion, pepper, carrot and celery; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally. until vegetables are soft and moisture has evaporated, about 1 minute.  Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. Using a fork, in medium mixing bowl mash beans; stir in egg.  Add bread crumbs and vegetable mixture; mix until thoroughly combine.
  3. Shape mixture into 4-equal patties. Set patties on plate; cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 20 minutes.
  4. In same skillet heat 1 teaspoon of the remaining oil.  Add 2 patties; cook over medium heat, turning once, until browned on both sides and heated through.  Remove patties to plate; keep warm. Repeat with remaining teaspoon of oil and 2 patties.

Serving Suggestion:

Serve with lettuce and tomato on a warmed hamburger bun.

Nutrition Information:

171 calories, 4.7g fat, 0.7g fiber

Recipe Source: Weight Watchers

2 points per serving

Bring your appetite to the table! :)


  1. Happy anniversary! And great recipe, it's healthy and simple, my type of recipe!

  2. Thank you for your good wishes, Gina, and glad you like the recipe.

  3. Thank you Rebecca; nice to hear from you. I do hope you are doing well at your new position, and thanks for taking time to stop by.

  4. Anthony,
    I nominated you for the Kreativ Blogger Award, come to my site and see!!!

    Kim, Ordinary Recipes Made Gourmet

  5. Kim,
    Thank you so very much for this "Kreativ Blogger Award!" You are so sweet. I appreciate your loyalty.

    Again, thank you very much,