Basic information

Name: Savoury vegetarian burgers

Yield: 4

Categories sandwich, vegetarian, main dish

User: matiaspalomec@gmail.com

Ingredients

 4 tsp
 Olive oil, divided
 4 tsp
 Taco seasoning mix
 4 
 Hamburger buns, toasted
 333333333333 c
 Minced green onions
 3/4 lb
 Firm tofu
 2 Tbs
 Nutritional yeast
 2 Tbs
 Ketchup
 2 Tbs
 Finely minced parsley
 2 Tbs
 Sesame seeds
 125 tsp
 Cayenne pepper
 1/4 tsp
 Salt
 1/4 c
 Wheat germ
 1/2 c
 Whole wheat flour
 1 medium
 Clove garlic, peeled and
 1 c
 Finely grated carrot
 1 c
 Finely chopped green cabbage
  
 Forced through a press
  
 Several grindings freshly
  
 Ground black pepper
  
 Assorted condiments

Instructions:

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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