Impress your guests with a delicious and healthy treat next time you are entertaining.


·       300g can red kidney beans, drained

·       ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese

·       ½ red capsicum, diced

·       ½ cup wholemeal breadcrumbs

·       1 teaspoon thyme, roughly chopped

·       Canola oil spray

·       ½ cup wheatgerm

Mash beans, and then add all other ingredients (except wheatgerm). Mix to combine.

Roll into patties.

Roll patties in wheatgerm.

Spray a pan with olive oil then cook until brown. Flip burgers and cook the other side (or cook them under a grill).

Serve with a dollop of tzatziki dressing (if desired) and a side salad.

Melanie McGrice in the kitchen

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