Presentation on theme: "Veggie Burgers By Jody Bertness. How to Make any Veggie Burger Without a Recipe 1) Start with some basic ingredients such as: 1can of beans, ½ cup breadcrumbs."— Presentation transcript:
How to Make any Veggie Burger Without a Recipe 1) Start with some basic ingredients such as: 1can of beans, ½ cup breadcrumbs or quick oats, ½ cup of cooked grains such as brown rice or quinoa and 1 flax egg ( 1TBS flaxmeal & 3 TBS water) 2) Then pick other ingredients that you like such as: onions, garlic, nuts, spices, veggies. DON’T BE AFRAID TO EXPERIMENT!! 3) In a food processor pulse beans, onions, garlic, spices, veggies into a course mixture. Then add flax egg and pulse a few times. Add a few teaspoons water if mixture is too dry. 4) Place in large bowl and add cooked grain, oatmeal or breadcrumbs, and nuts. 5) Form into patties and place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 30 to 35 minutes or fry them in a pan in a small amount of vegetable oil until the bottoms are brown and you can flip them without breaking. About 5 to 7 minutes per side. 6) Serve plain or on a bun with your choice of condiments. Enjoy!
Basic Black Bean Burgers (serves 6) 1 can black beans rinsed and drained well. 1 TBS minced garlic ½ onion cut chopped finely ½ cup frozen corn, thawed ½ green or sweet red pepper chopped finely 2 TBS minced cilantro- optional 1 flax egg ( 1 TBS flaxmeal & 3 TBS water) let sit for 5 minutes. ½ tsp red pepper flakes 1 TBS chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp salt ½ to ¾ cup bread crumbs
Continued… Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In medium bowl mash beans with fork until a nice and thick consistency. Add onion, garlic, green pepper, corn, flax egg and spices and mix well. Add in ½ cup bread crumbs. Use extra ¼ cup if mixture is too wet. Form into 4 patties and bake for 10 minutes. Gently flip burgers and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes. Serve immediately on bun with favorite condiments!
Healthy Falafels http://gourmandelle.com/chiftelute-de-naut-healthy-vegan-falafel/ 2 cups of canned, boiled chickpeas 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 carrot, grated 1 onion, diced 6 garlic cloves, mashed 4 Tbsps chickpea flour, or any other type of flour 1 tsp sweet paprika 1/2 tsp ground caraway seeds salt and pepper, to taste 1 Tbsp tahini paste (optional) oil (3-4 Tbsps) for frying
Continued… Add boiled chickpeas in the food processor and blend well until they have a paste-like consistency. Put them in a large bowl and blend in all the other ingredients, except oil. Heat some oil in a non-stick frying pan. Make the patties – 1 Tbsp per patty. Fry them 1-2 minutes on each side. Alternatively, you can bake them. Put the patties in a greased oven tray. Bake 15 minutes on each side at 375 degrees. Put the falafels on a plate covered with a paper towel, in order to absorb all excess oil. Serve!
Buffalo Chickpea Burgers (serves 4) http://forealslife.com/blog/buffalo-chickpea-burger-simply-healthy 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (about 1.5 cups) 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 flax egg ( 1 TBS flaxmeal & 3 TBS water)let sit for 5 min. 1/2 cup cooked brown or white rice 1/4 cup Franks Red Hot Sauce (or another buffalo style hot sauce) Franks Red Hot Sauce shredded carrots for garnish some lettuce to make it look like a burger (haha!) Ranch or Jalapeno Ranch or your favorite condiment for the buns! RanchJalapeno Ranch
Continued… Remove 1/2 cup of chickpeas and set aside. In a food processor blend the remaining chickpeas, oats, flax egg and hot sauce together until only slightly chunky. You may be able to do this in a blender or with an immersion blender as well. Get out a large bowl smash the 1/2 cup of reserved beans with a fork. Add in all of the remaining ingredients and mix well. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the mixture for at least 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. or. Form mixture into patties and place on the parchment paper. Bake for 15 minutes and then flip gently with a spatula. Bake for another 15 minutes and let cool a bit. Then eat!
Bonzo Burgers (makes 6) 1 can garbonzo beans/chickpeas 1 cup water 3 TBS nutritional yeast 3 TBS Braggs liquid aminos or soy sauce 1 small onion chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 cup quick oats 1 cup regular oats ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans ¼ tsp sage ¼ tsp thyme ¼ tsp black pepper
Continued… Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine garbonzo beans, water, nutritional yeast, Braggs liquid aminos, garlic, and onion in a food processor and pulse until well blended. In a large bowl combine oats, spices and nuts together. Add garbonzo bean mixture to it and combine well. Form into patties and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 25 minutes and gently flip. Bake for another 25 minutes. Serve on bun with mayo, lettuce and tomato. Enjoy!
Continued… Preheat oven to 350 degrees Sauté chopped mushrooms in canola oil until nicely browned. While sautéing mushrooms bring the broth to a boil. In a glass bowl add oats, nuts and spice. Add browned mushroom pour boiling chicken broth over mixture. Stir until well mixed and let it sit for about 10 minutes. Form into patties and place onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes and gently flip over and bake for another 20. Serve immediately on bun with favorite condiments. Enjoy!