1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
2 medium carrots, shredded
1 small zucchini, shredded
1 small summer squash, shredded
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
2 tablespoons wheat germ
1/4 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
1 egg, slightly beaten
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons soy sauce
In a skillet heat olive oil over medium heat; add onion and garlic and cook
until onion has softened, about 5 minutes.
Add carrots, squash, and zucchini to the skillet. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
Remove pan from heat and add oats, wheat germ, cheese, egg, salt and pepper.
Stir in soy sauce and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Put a little flour on a large plate. Make 3-inch round diameter patties with
cooled veggie mixture. Dip both sides of patties in the flour. Refrigerate
patties for 15 to 20 minutes.
Place patties on an greased broiling pan. Broil for 5 minutes on each side.
Serve on a toasted hamburger bun with all the fixings, if desired.