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  • Serves: 4 Burgers

Savoury Vegetarian Burgers

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 lb Firm tofu
  • 4 ts Olive oil, divided
  • 1/3 c Minced green onions
  • 1 c Finely grated carrot
  • 1 c Finely chopped green cabbage
  • 1 md Clove garlic, peeled and
  • Forced through a press
  • 1/2 c Whole wheat flour
  • 2 tb Nutritional yeast
  • 2 tb Ketchup
  • 2 tb Finely minced parsley
  • 2 tb Sesame seeds
  • 4 ts Taco seasoning mix
  • 1/8 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Several grindings freshly
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c Wheat germ
  • 4 Hamburger buns, toasted
  • Assorted condiments


1. Drain the tofu and slice thinly. Place on a paper towel-lined baking
sheet and a couple of cans to weight down. Let drain for 45 minutes. 2. In
a nonstick skillet heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add the onion,
carrot, cabbage and garlic; saute 5 minutes. Cool slightly. 3. Process the
drained tofu in a food processor until creamy. Add the flour, yeast,
ketchup, parsley, sesame seeds, taco seasoning, cayenne, salt and pepper;
process until smooth. Add the vegetables and process until the vegetables
are finely chopped and incorporated. 4. Form the mixture into 4 patties and
dredge in wheat germ. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over
medium heat. Add the burgers and cook 5 minutes. Turn and add another
teaspoon oil; continue cooking 4 minutes, or until heated through. (Serve
on toasted buns with condiments.) Note: Nutritional yeast can be found in
health food stores. If unavailable substitute 2 tablespoons wheat germ.

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