Beet Burgers

From Recipes from America’s Small Farms

2 cups grated peeled beets

2 cups grated peeled carrots

1 cup cooked brown rice

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

1 cup sunflower seeds, toasted

2 large eggs, beaten

½ cup sesame seeds, toasted

½ cup grated onion, about 1 medium

¼ cup vegetable oil

3 TBSP all purpose flour

3 TBSP chopped fresh parsley

2 to 4 garlic cloves, minced

2 TBSP soy sauce

Ground red pepper

Preheat oven to 350F.  Generously grease a rimmed baking sheet.

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.

Form the mixture into patties and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until firm and the vegetables are cooked through.