Vegan Burger: For vegetarians and those who are not, here you have 100% vegan burgers, without a trace of any product of animal origin, and very tasty.
1. Lentil Vegan Burger With Fruits
The cooked lentils are one of the classical basis of vegan burgers. In this case, to give it an original touch, we have accompanied it with a fruit mince that feels great.
For 4 people: 480 g of cooked lentils | 1 onion | 30 g of chopped almonds | 1 garlic | 1 lime | 2 sprigs of mint and 2 of coriander | purple onion | 100 g of mango | 100 g of pineapple | 2 tbsp. Of soy yogurt | 2 tsp. Of curry | 4 loaves of Vienna | oil | salt, and pepper.
How to Make a Lentil Burger
- Preheat the oven to 180º.
- Peel and chop 1/2 red onion; mix with the lime juice and chopped coriander and mint. Add the diced fruits, stir and let them marinate for 30 minutes.
- Peel and chop the onion and caramelize it in a frying pan with oil for 15 min.
- Peel the garlic and drain the lentils. Grind them with the garlic, caramelized onion, 1 tsp. Of curry, salt, and pepper, until obtaining a puree.
- Form 4 hamburgers, cover them in the almond, put them on the plate on greaseproof paper, and grill them for 10-12 min.
- Mix the yogurt with the rest of the curry.
- Fill the buns with the hamburger, the sauce, and the fruit and onion hash.
2. Bean and Quinoa Burgers
The bean and quinoa ones are other delicious vegan burgers.
Serves 4: 200 g of cooked black beans | 150 g of quinoa soaked for 20 minutes and washed | 230 g of vegetable broth or water | 60 g of onion | 1 clove of garlic | 40 g of carrot | 20 g of turnip | 30 g of zucchini | salt and pepper.
How to Make Quinoa Bean Vegan Burger
- Cook the quinoa in the broth from cold, and once it starts to boil, cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes or until there is no liquid left.
- Let it rest then covered for 10 more minutes. Roll out the quinoa on a tray, add spices, salt, and pepper and work with your hands until you get a smooth paste.
- Saute the rest of the vegetables and add them to the dough.
- Knead the beans with your hands until you get a hard texture, add them to the previous dough, mix well, and let it rest.
- Form hamburgers and pass them through the flour. Grill them on both sides and serve with a salad or vegetable hash.
- If you want to save time, you can use pre-cooked quinoa.
3. Quinoa and Lentil Vegan Burger
Quinoa also combines very well with another legume, lentils, so you get more complete plant proteins.
For 4 people: 200 g of quinoa | 200 g of cooked brown lentils | 4 hamburger buns | 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) | 60 g of breadcrumbs | 1 carrot | 1 onion | 1 cucumber | 1 garlic | 1 tomato | 1 soy yogurt | parsley | cumin | dried mint (optional) | 4 lettuce leaves | oil | salt, and pepper.
How to Make Quinoa Lentil Burgers
- Wash the quinoa and cook it for 10 minutes, or the time indicated by the manufacturer so that it remains al dente, with twice the saltwater by volume. Drain it and set it aside.
- Rinse the lentils and crush them lightly, without mashing them.
- Add the quinoa, peeled and grated carrot, 1 tablespoon of yogurt, salt and pepper, and mix.
- Add the washed and minced garlic and parsley, tahini, and ½ teaspoon of cumin and mix again.
- Form 4 hamburgers, cover them in breadcrumbs, and fry them 4 min per side in a frying pan with 1 tablespoon of hot oil.
- Peel and chop the cucumber. Mix it with the rest of the yogurt, 1 tablespoon of the oil, mint, salt, and pepper.
- Wash the tomato, peel the onion, and cut them into slices.
- Wash and dry the lettuce; place 1 sheet at the bottom of each loaf.
- Spread the tomato, onion, and hamburgers on top, pour over the sauce, and cover with the other half of the bread.
- To save time, you can choose to use pre-cooked quinoa.
4. Cauliflower and Tofu Burgers
Another ingredient used to give structure to vegan burgers is cauliflower, combined with tofu, made from soybeans and water, not to lack vegetable protein.
For 4 people: 400 g of cauliflower | 200 g of tofu | 1 spring onion | 50 g of mixed seeds | breadcrumbs | 1 teaspoon of oregano | Salt.
How to Make Cauliflower and Tofu Burgers
- Clean the cauliflower. Remove the stems and cut them into twigs. Wash them, steam them for 10 minutes and chop them.
- Clean and wash the chives, pat dry, and grate.
- In a bowl, put the cauliflower, tofu, chives, oregano, seeds, 50 g of breadcrumbs, salt, and blend until everything is integrated.
- Divide the dough into 8 equal parts, form as many balls with them, and flatten them to give them a hamburger shape.
- Put them on the plate lined with parchment paper and roast them for 10 minutes in the oven preheated to 200º, until golden brown.
- Serve the hamburgers hot and accompanied by a tomato and cucumber salad, for example.
- If the dough is too dry, you can add a little vegetable milk or soy yogurt before forming the burgers. And if you have little consistency, you can add more bread.
5. Oatmeal and Veggie Burgers
In addition to breakfast, pancakes, and cookies, healthy oatmeal also makes vegan burgers.
For 4 people: 200 g of rolled oats | 1 onion | 1 carrot | 1 green pepper | 1 clove of garlic | 1 tablespoon of oatmeal or breadcrumbs | 1 sprig of fresh coriander or parsley | olive oil | salt and pepper.
How to Make Oat Burgers
- Place the oatmeal in a bowl, add half its volume in water and let it rest.
- Scrape and wash the carrot. Peel the onion and garlic clove. Wash and dry the coriander and pepper. Chop everything very fine.
- Drain the oatmeal and mix it with this mince. Salt and pepper and add flour or breadcrumbs little by little, until the mixture takes a consistency.
- Take portions of dough with moistened hands and shape them into a ball. Then, flatten them slightly,
- transfer them to a heated pan with a bottom of the oil and flatten them with a spatula.
- Fry the patties for 3-4 minutes per side, turning carefully, and serve hot.
- To prevent the burgers from breaking when you turn them over, you should wait for a golden crust to form.
6. Quinoa Oat Vegan Burger
Here are other vegan burgers made with quinoa as a base, and in this case, it is combined with rolled oats and soy yogurt.
For 4 people: 250 g of quinoa | 1 carrot | 1 garlic | 4 tablespoons of rolled oats | two tablespoons of soy yogurt | 1 sprig of parsley | dried Provencal herbs | 4 tablespoons of breadcrumbs | olive oil | pepper and salt.
How to Make Quinoa Oat Burgers
- Cook the quinoa in salted water for the time indicated on the package.
- Drain and mix with the rolled oats and grated carrot. Add the yogurt, breadcrumbs, 1 teaspoon of Provencal herbs, and the washed and minced parsley and garlic.
- Salt and pepper, knead, form 4 hamburgers, and grill them with a few oil drops for 2 minutes on each side.
- Serve them on pita bread with lettuce and homemade guacamole (here’s the recipe to make it in 5 easy steps).
7. Potato and Carrot Vegan Burger
Potato and carrot go very well to make vegan burgers.
For 4 people: 4 medium potatoes | 2 carrots | 1 green pepper | 1 red pepper | 1 onion | 1 clove of garlic | some parsley leaves | olive oil | salt and pepper.
How to Make Potato Burgers
- Peel the potatoes and carrots and cut them in half.
- In a pot of boiling water, cook them for approximately 30 minutes.
- Drain well and pour them into a container, mash them with a fork, and reserve.
- Wash and chop the peppers and onion. Peel and mince the garlic. Saute everything in a skillet for 8-10 minutes until golden.
- Remove from heat and add the sauce to the potato and carrot.
- Salt and pepper and add some chopped parsley leaves, mix well and reserve in the fridge for 1 hour.
- Form hamburgers with the dough and mark them in a hot pan with a few olive oil drops.
- Finish them in the oven at 200º for 3-4 minutes.
- Serve with seed bread and some fresh salad leaves.
- You can add the herbs that you like the most to the hamburger dough; in this way, you will get more aromatic hamburgers.
8. Textured Soy Vegan Burger
And of course, they could not miss the textured soy burgers, known as soy meat, a vegan and vegetarian product often used as if it were minced meat.
For 4 people: 2 green peppers | 2 red peppers | 2 onions | 200 g of OK textured soy | flour | salt, and pepper.
How to Make Textured Soy Burgers
Soak the textured soybeans in about twice the amount of water as soybeans until they are soft (the fine only takes a few minutes).
Wash the vegetables and chop them very finely with a knife, a mandolin, or a mincer.
Drain the soybeans well over a colander and mix it with the vegetable hash.
Salt and pepper, mix, and slowly incorporate a little flour (one or two tablespoons at most depending on the consistency you want).
Knead with your hands until the ingredients are integrated and have enough consistency to form the burgers.
Shape the hamburgers and fry them on a griddle with a little oil.
You can accompany it with seed bread, lettuce leaves or tender shoots, tomato slices, pickles, and a light mustard sauce.
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