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Apr 26, 2013 06:43 AM

Veggie Burger Recipes

What is your favorite veggie burger recipe and do you have one that does not have soy in it.

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  1. I've only ever made veggie burgers a few times in my life.
    Made a few featured in Sunset magazine a hundred years ago, liked some more than others.
    I can only think of a very few ingredients too that are no doubt typical for VB those being: mushrooms, walnuts, chick peas, carrots, cornmeal.
    sorry I can't help more.

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    1. You should check the vegetarian and vegan board.there are many options for veggie burgers, including use of vegetables such as zucchini and eggplant, and Other recipes include legumes.

      1. These chickpea veggie burgers from the Boston Globe are ridiculously good. http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/food/...
        The recipe might be behind a pay wall so here are the ingredients as published and my own directions.

        2 scallions, chopped
        1 clove garlic, chopped
        1/2 large sweet onion, coarsely chopped
        3 cups canned chickpeas (from two 15-ounce cans), drained and rinsed [I don't measure just use 2 cans


        1/4 cup tahini
        3 eggs
        1 medium carrot, chopped [I often skip but it does make these prettier]
        1/4 cup feta cheese [I use lots more]
        1/4 cup grated Parmesan
        1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro [I use parsley instead]
        1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
        Black pepper, to taste
        1 1/2 cups dry bread crumbs

        Throw everything except breadcrumbs into the food processer and process till combined. Dump into a bowl and mix in the breadcrumbs. Refrigerate at least a couple of hours during which time it will firm up and become very easy to form into patties. The recipe says it makes 8 but I make them with 1/3 cup batter and it makes more like 10 or 12 (but they are on the small side). Cook in a frying pan with a little oil for about 5 or 6 minutes a side, keeping the heat below medium. You can totally play with the recipe, I have 3 friends who also love it and none of us make it the same way. They are fantastic with guacamole and/or salsa or with a nice runny-yolked fried egg on top. They also freeze well and you can cook them from frozen, just put them in a 350 oven for a few minutes after browning to get heated all the way through.

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        1. re: GretchenS

          Thank you so much for this recipe. I love chickpeas....I have everything to make them. Will let you know when I do.

          1. re: Joan M

            oh do let us know-
            it sounds great to me too but as much as I like sesame seeds, I'm not a tahini fan and wonder if something else could be subbed for it.

          1. re: Becca Porter

            thank you so much for this recipe. I will give it a try.

          2. Haven't done it yet, but this Guy Fieri recipe is the only one I've ever considered doing -