Feeling a burger but wanna keep it lean? This zucchini parm burger is the perfect substitution for your meatless Mondays. A veggie patty full of flavor with a slice of fresh mozzarella melting over steaming marinara sauce will make you forget your true burger guilty pleasure. Saucy and lean, but satisfying. Give this deliciousness a go!

Zucchini Parm Burger

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:35 minutes
  • Total Time:45 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 minced cloves of garlic
  • 2 zucchini, shredded
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 egg
Photo by Maria Serghiou
Photo by Maria Serghiou

Step 1

Add olive oil, minced garlic, shredded zucchini, salt and pepper to a pan.

GIF by Maria Serghiou
GIF by Maria Serghiou

Step 2

Sweat for 5-10 minutes.

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GIF by Maria Serghiou

Step 3

Add strained zucchini, bread crumbs, chopped basil, parmesan and 1 beaten egg.

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GIF by Maria Serghiou

Step 4

After mixing, take the mixture and create patties.

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GIF by Maria Serghiou

Step 5

Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

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GIF by Maria Serghiou

Step 6

Add marinara sauce.

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GIF by Maria Serghiou

Step 7

Stack your burger with a bun, slice of mozzarella and fresh basil.

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GIF by Maria Serghiou

Step 8

Enjoy!

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GIF by Maria Serghiou