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Grilled Eggplant Burger with Halloumi

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Take a break from the dry bean patty of a veggie burger. This satisfactory grilled burger is full of Italian flavors and caramelized characters. You can easily grill them inside and enjoy this chewy, ‘meaty’ burger!

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Ingredients
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4
Serves 4
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Pesto Aioli
3 cloves
Garlic , minced
2 Tbsp
Lemons , juiced
2 Tbsp
Pine Nuts
1/4 cup
1 tsp
1/2 cup
Vegetable Oil
Grilled Eggplant
1
Large  Eggplant
1/2 Tbsp
1/2 Tbsp
Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 tsp
Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp
Garlic Powder
1 tsp
For Serving
4 oz
Halloumi Cheese
1
Large  Tomato , sliced
1/4 head
Lettuce
4
Buns , toasted
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Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
693
FAT
58.7 g
PROTEIN
15.1 g
CARBS
31.9 g

Directions

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Step 1
Using a food processor or immersion blender, combine Fresh Basil Leaf (1/2 cup), Garlic (3 clove), Lemon (2 tablespoon), Pine Nuts (1/8 cup), Salt (1 teaspoon), Ground Black Pepper (1 teaspoon), and Olive Oil (1/4 cup).
Step 2
Add the Egg (2). Process until sauce thickens slightly, about 1-3 minutes.
Step 3
Stream in Vegetable Oil (1/2 cup) until sauce thickens. Set aside and refrigerate until ready to use.
Step 4
Cut Eggplant (1) into 1-inch thick rounds.
Step 5
In a large bowl, combine Olive Oil (3/4 tablespoon), Balsamic Vinegar (3/4 tablespoon), Ground Cumin (1/2 teaspoon), Garlic Powder (1/2 teaspoon), Ground Black Pepper (1 teaspoon), and Salt (1 teaspoon) together.
Step 6
Toss eggplant in the mixture to coat.
Step 7
Slice the Halloumi Cheese (4 ounce) into 1/2-inch thick slices.
Step 8
Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, cook the eggplant for 6 minutes on each side.
Step 9
In the same pan grill, cook the cheese for 2 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear.
Step 10
Assemble the burger. Spread aioli on 2 halves of a burger Buns (4). On the bun, stack eggplant, halloumi, and top with Tomato (1) and Lettuce (1/4 head).

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
693
% Daily Value*
Fat
58.7 g
75%
Saturated Fat
31.1 g
156%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
119.5 mg
40%
Carbohydrates
31.9 g
12%
Fiber
3.7 g
13%
Sugars
6.2 g
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Protein
15.1 g
30%
Sodium
1861.7 mg
81%
Vitamin D
0.5 µg
2%
Calcium
319.0 mg
25%
Iron
3.0 mg
17%
Potassium
278.6 mg
6%
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