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Basic Bean Burgers

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Category: Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c TVP granules
  • 1 Scant cup boiling water
  • 1 tb Tomato paste or ketchup
  • 1 16-oz can pinto, kidney, or
  • Other beans, drained
  • 1/4 c Whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 2 Cloves garlic, finely
  • Minced
  • 1/2 ts Oregano
  • 1 tb Tarmari or soy sauce
  • 1 ts Sweetener
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Whole wheat flour for
  • Dusting


Pour boiling water over TVP and tomato paste in a bowl. Stir and let rest
for 10 minutes. In food processor, combine TVP mixture and remaining
ingredients except for flour. Pulse until mixture is almost a puree. Dust
hands with flour and shape mixture into 6 burgers. Dust them lightly in
flour. Layer the burgers with sheets of waxed paper and refrigerate for at
least one hour. Cook on a gill covered with foil for about 10 minutes on
each side.<p>

Victoria Schiloni, who owns and operates a vegetarian catering service in
Philadelphia, offered her Basic Bean Burger (above) along with a peanutty
variation (follows).

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