15 veggie burger recipes

Making vegetable burgers at home is really simple. An alternative and tasty second course not only for those who are vegetarians or vegans.

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Prepare at home vegetable burgers it's really that simple. They can represent a second alternative and tasty not just for vegetarians or vegans. For their preparation it will be enough choose between vegetables or legumes. For the breading of the burgers you can choose between breadcrumbs or cornmeal, so that even those who cannot take gluten can enjoy them.
Prepare the veggie burgers at home definitely means save on spending e reduce waste products, especially if you buy them dried vegetables, perhaps even in bulk, to be boiled after having left them to soak for the period of time indicated on each package. If you decide to bake them in the oven, bake them in the oven at the same time vegetable side dish to accompany them, in order to optimize time and energy consumption.

Here are fifteen recipes to be experimented and tasted.


Vegetable burger of asparagus and carrots flavored with sage

Mixed with potatoes, breadcrumbs and lupine flour, these sage-flavored asparagus and carrot burgers are perfect to serve with a seasonal side dish or in a sandwich accompanied by homemade sauces. Here you can find the recipe to follow step by step.

Zucchini burger (gluten free recipe)

Based on seasonal vegetables e buckwheat flour, the zucchini burgers are really very simple to prepare, after having finely chopped the zucchini they are mixed with the buckwheat flour and the oil; this soft compound can then be cooked in a pan or it can also be baked in the oven. Here the complete recipe.

Bulgur veggie burgers: the recipe accompanied by dried tomato pesto

A different recipe than usual, this Bulgur vegetable burger accompanied by dried tomato pesto, to be mixed with potatoes and flavored with a pinch of smoked paprika, an original and delicious idea to bring this extremely versatile cereal to the table. Here the complete recipe.

Homemade Baked Tofu Medallions

To prepare these tofu burgers it takes very little time, you can save money and choose your favorite ingredients according to tastes and seasons (for example, you can replace cabbage and carrots with potatoes and spinach, or other vegetables). Here the complete recipe.

Quinoa Burger

A way to bring some different dishes to the table? Quinoa burgers for example, which you can mix with legumes, potatoes and seasonal vegetables cut into julienne or cubes. You can then cook the burgers in the oven or even in a pan to your liking. Here are some ideas to take inspiration from.

Cabbage burger

Do you need some ideas for cooking cabbage? Nothing better than preparing burgers with cabbage, the kale and Tuscan black cabbageor. You can then indulge yourself with the accompanying sauces and the ingredients with which to prepare the dough. Here are some cabbage burger recipes to take inspiration from.

Chickpea vegetable cutlets

Tired of the usual legume soups? You can try your hand at preparing these very easy chickpea vegetable cutlets, especially suitable for making your children taste legumes. Here you will find the complete recipe.

Spinach and potato medallions

These potato and spinach medallions are prepared in about half an hour, you will have to boil the potatoes and you can use raw spinach, the important thing is that they have been well washed and dried previously. Here is the recipe from which you can take inspiration.

Sage flavored azuki bean medallions

The medallions of azuki beans and carrots flavored with sage are a simple dish to make, but they will give you the opportunity to serve legumes and vegetables on the table in a single and tasty dish. Here you will find the complete recipe with the ingredients and the various steps to follow.

Lentil burger

For 4 burgers:

  • 180 grams of dry green lentils
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Chopped oregano
  • Fresh sage
  • Bread crumbs
  • Sale
  • pepper

Le green lentils they do not need to be soaked before being cooked, so you can proceed directly with boiling them for about 20-25 minutes in unsalted water, accompanied by some Sage leaves, which in addition to flavor them will make them even more digestible. Once the lentils are ready, drain and blend them in the blender also incorporating the sage leaves used in cooking and adding a teaspoon of chopped oregano, a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Blend everything and transfer the mixture into a bowl. Start by adding a tablespoon of breadcrumbs and mix. Add two or three more tablespoons until the mixture is easily workable with your hands. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, form balls with your hands and arrange them on it, squeezing them until you get the desired shape and thickness for each of your burgers. Bake in the oven at 180 ° C for 20 minutes and serve.

Excellent to taste, perhaps with the addition of a little vegan mayonnaise.

Red bean burger

For 4 burgers:

  • 350 grams of boiled red beans
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Chopped parsley
  • corn flour
  • 1 shallot
  • Salt and pepper

To make this recipe you can start using already boiled (350 grams) or dried (180 grams) red beans to be boiled after having left them to soak in water for one night, with the addition of a pinch of baking soda. The beans already cooked or once they are well softened should be blended in a blender or mashed with a fork until you get a real puree to which you can now add salt and pepper, a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and chopped parsley (fresh or dry). At this point, chop and brown a shallot in a pan and mix it with the red bean puree together with three or four tablespoons ofcorn flour, until a well workable compound is obtained. Shape the burgers with the help of your hands. If they are sufficiently consistent, they can be cooked in a pan for about five minutes per side, otherwise arrange them on an oiled or parchment paper tray and cook for 20 minutes at 180 ° C.

Lupine burger

For 4 burgers:

  • 350 grams of pre-cooked lupins
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Fennel seeds
  • Oatmeal
  • Bread crumbs
  • Half onion
  • Salt and pepper

Start by peeling and finely chopping half an onion and let it brown in a pan with a drizzle of oil for a few minutes. Peel the lupins and pass them in the mixer adding two tablespoons of oil and a little water until the mixture is soft but not too liquid. Then add the chopped onion, a tablespoon of oat flakes and a teaspoon of previously toasted fennel seeds. Mix everything with the help of a spoon. Season with salt and pepper and add some breadcrumbs until you obtain a mixture of the consistency suitable for processing. Shape into balls and flatten them with your hands. Brush them with oil and pass them in breadcrumbs if you want to obtain a golden and crunchy crust. Cook in a pan with two tablespoons of oil or bake at 180 ° C for 20-25 minutes.

Vegetable burger

For 4 burgers:

  • 200 grams of potatoes
  • 150 grams of carrots
  • 50 grams of zucchini
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Chopped rosemary
  • Bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Turmeric

The vegetables for the preparation of these veggie burgers can be boil or stew with water and a tablespoon of oil for about twenty minutes. Otherwise they can be steamed until they are well softened. With the help of a vegetable mill, make a puree with each of them and then mix the compounds with the help of a spoon inside a bowl, adding a teaspoon of turmeric and a tablespoon of chopped rosemary, plus any breadcrumbs for obtain a more consistent compound. Before forming your burgers with your hands, add salt and pepper. Dip each of them in oil and breadcrumbs and bake at 180 ° C for about 20 minutes.

Chickpea burger

For four burgers

  • 350 grams of boiled chickpeas
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Nutmeg powder
  • Chopped chives
  • Chopped parsley
  • Bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Curry

Mash the chickpeas with a fork, if they are soft enough, or pass them to the mixer with a drizzle of oil and add lukewarm water as required fino to obtain a puree that is not too liquid. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and mixing with a spoon add the spices (a pinch of nutmeg and half a teaspoon of curry) and herbs chopped herbs (quantity to taste). Salt and pepper. Adjust the consistency of the mixture by adding two or three tablespoons of breadcrumbs, divide the mixture into four parts, form balls and mash them after placing them on a plate or on parchment paper. Brown in a pan or bake in the oven at 180 ° C for 20-25 minutes.

Excellent to taste, perhaps with the addition of a little vegan mayonnaise.

Marta Albè

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