Italian "Veggie Burger" Bake

Italian "Veggie Burger" Bake

Add Italian cuisine to your family’s dinner! Enjoy this veggie burger that’s baked in oven – a delicious meal!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (6 oz)
4
frozen soy-protein burgers
3
cups frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry (from 1-lb bag)
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
1
container (7 or 8 oz) plain hummus (3/4 cup)
1
cup crumbled tomato-basil feta cheese (4 oz)
1/3
cup pitted Kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, on large microwavable plate, microwave burgers uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until thawed.
  3. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add pepper and onion stir-fry; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Stir in diced tomatoes. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened. Remove from heat.
  4. In medium bowl, stir pasta and hummus until coated. In baking dish, layer half each of the pasta mixture, vegetable mixture and cheese; top with burgers. Repeat with remaining pasta mixture, vegetable mixture and cheese. Sprinkle olives evenly over top.
  5. Cover tightly with foil; bake 35 minutes. Uncover; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
The burgers in this recipe are microwaved for a brief flash to thaw them before the dish is assembled and baked. This step ensures they will heat through during baking.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 510
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 1330mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 66g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.