Carrot Rice Nut Burger
3 cups brown rice
1 cup cashews
1 pound sunflower seeds
1 sweet onion, chopped
6 carrots, chopped
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
salt to taste
1 Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
2 In a large saucepan bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
3 Roast cashews and sunflower seeds in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes. In a food processor grind nuts to a fine meal; transfer to a large bowl. Place onion and carrots in food processor and pulse until fine; transfer to bowl with the nuts. Combine cooked rice and olive oil in food processor and pulse until smooth; spoon into the large bowl. Season with salt, to taste.
4 Using your hands mix the ingredients and form into patties or logs.
5 Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes.