Make a vegan hamburger that is delicious & healthy with very low oil

Edited by sharon collins, Ephraim, Rafah Perlado, Lynn and 1 other

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Becoming vegan is a difficult transition. You can buy vegan hamburgers in the grocery store, but they are usually expensive and often have ingredients that may be technically vegan but are very unhealthy. This is an extremely tasty and healthy vegan burger you can make at home.

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Vegan Patty

Yield: 6 patties

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    2 cups converted rice cooked until gooey (make 2 cups of cooked rice)
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  2. 2
    3 cups pickled or canned beets, diced small
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  3. 3
    1 bulb white onion, chopped
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  4. 4
    3-4 cloves garlic, minced
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  5. 5
    2 tablespoons cider vinegar or a good red wine vinegar
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  6. 6
    1 can black beans or Romano beans, drained and rinsed and mashed
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  7. 7
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
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  8. 8
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
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  9. 9
    2 tablespoons parsley, minced
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  10. 10
    1 teaspoon coriander
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  11. 11
    1/2 teaspoon thyme or 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
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  12. 12
    2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (or tapioca flour for gluten free)
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  13. 13
    1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped fine
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  14. 14
    salt and pepper to taste
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Procedure

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  1. 1
    Caramelize the onion
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    When it turns translucent, add in the garlic. Stir for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
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  2. 2
    In a large bowl, combine the following
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    Cooked converted rice, diced beets, caramelized onion and garlic, cider vinegar, mashed black beans, lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, coriander, caraway seeds, tapioca flour, chopped jalapeno. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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  3. 3
    Mix well with your hands until well combined.
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  4. 4
    Get a spoonful of the mixture and roll into a ball.
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  5. 5
    Flatten slightly with your palm.
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  6. 6
    Fry and set aside.
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Healthy Veggie Burger

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    6 whole wheat sandwich buns
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  2. 2
    6 slices tomato
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  3. 3
    1 bundle of lettuce
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  4. 4
    1 big white onion
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  5. 5
    Vegan Burger Patty, cooked
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  6. 6
    Herb Goat Cheese Spread
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Procedure

  1. 1
    Cut the bun into two (crosswise), toast for 2 minutes
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  2. 2
    Put a dollop of herb goat cheese spread on top of the base bun.
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  3. 3
    Line with lettuce
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  4. 4
    Place the vegan burger
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  5. 5
    Top with tomato and onion.
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  6. 6
    Place the top half of the bun, set aside
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  7. 7
    Continue assembling the other burgers.
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Herb Goat Cheese Spread

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    1 cup goat cheese
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  2. 2
    1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
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  3. 3
    1 tablespoon tarragon, chopped
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  4. 4
    1 tablespoon chives, chopped
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  5. 5
    pepper to taste
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Procedure

  1. 1
    Mash the goat cheese, until it is a spread-like texture (smooth).
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  2. 2
    Add in the chopped parsley, tarragon and chives.
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  3. 3
    Mix until well blended.
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  4. 4
    Place in an airtight, sterilized container.
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Tips

  • You can also freeze these burgers. So if you like them, make a big batch and store them in the freezer for a quick quality vegan burger any time.
  • These vegan burgers taste great when served with spaghetti sauce.
  • Herb goat cheese spread is best to use after 2 days.
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Recent edits by: Lynn, Rafah Perlado, Ephraim

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