These delicious veggie patties are a great side dish, but can also be a fulfilling and meatless main meal. Ready in just 35 minutes, the patties are made with garbanzo beans, zucchini and carrot and are served topped with Greek yogurt and an oregano-flavored vegetable topping. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • Coat a 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high. Add the zucchini, carrot, sweet pepper, onion and minced garlic. Cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

  • In a medium bowl combine the egg, garbanzo beans, bread crumbs and sesame seeds; stir in cooked vegetables (mixture will be soft). Shape into six 2 1/2-inch patties (about 1/4 cup mixture each). Coat same skillet with cooking spray. Add patties; cook over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until browned and heated through, turning once.

  • Meanwhile, for topping, in a small bowl combine the chopped zucchini, chopped tomato, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and oregano. Serve patties with yogurt and topping.


Tip: Shred onion using a coarse grater or the coarse shredding blade of a food processor.

Nutrition Facts

277 calories; 11.3 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 93 mg cholesterol; 561 mg sodium. 504 mg potassium; 31.2 g carbohydrates; 7 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 13.7 g protein; 4273 IU vitamin a iu; 45 mg vitamin c; 90 mcg folate; 132 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 60 mg magnesium;