Vegan burgers: 2 recipes

What is wonderful with this dish is that it is possible to prepare many variations as it is far from being the case for most other dishes. It is possible to incorporate almost all the ingredients and still obtain a delicious result.

Want to know how to make vegan burgers? If there is one thing that cannot leave anyone indifferent regardless of the diet, it is burgers, the most famous fast food in history. This is why we invite you here to discover two ways to prepare vegan burgers.

It may sound strange to you, but we assure you that it is quite possible to prepare burgers that are both vegan and absolutely delicious. We promise that these two recipes retain the delicious taste characteristic of burgers.

If you expect nothing good from vegan burgers, it may be because your conception of vegan food is wrong. First of all, to avoid confusion and to make you want to consider the following recipes, know that vegan food does not mean rejecting lean proteins. It’s just a matter of getting more out of certain types of benefits.

The use of other ingredients can provide a whole range of nutrients to the body that meats simply do not contain, such as vitamins, trace elements, low calories, and zero bad fat, among others …

We assure you that these vegan burgers have nothing to envy to traditional burgers. You will not have any bad surprises! Quite the contrary … Here you will discover the versatility of a fantastic diet that is easy to adopt.

1. Vegan burgers inspired by Mexico

As you can imagine, the following incredible recipe owes its name to the rich and varied Mexican gastronomy.

This recipe contains delicious ingredients that will make you love this burger. Treat yourself!

ingredients

  • 2 avocados cut into pieces
  • 3 cloves of garlic, skinless
  • 2 cups chickpeas (400 g)
  • 1/2 cup ground green chili (100 g)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin (15 g)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice (45 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ground coriander (30 g)
  • 1 cup crushed nachos (100 g)
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper (15 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil (30 ml)

Preparation

  • Start by heating the sunflower oil on a frying pan with the crushed garlic cloves. Fry everything until the garlic cloves become soft, lightly golden and release a delicious aroma.
  • Then put the mixture you just got in a deep container.
  • Now incorporate the chickpeas in the chosen container. Using a fork, start to stir everything until you have a paste.
  • Finally, add the rest of the ingredients to the mixture and continue to stir until you obtain a puree. To make vegan burgers, the mixture you just made should look like hamburger meat. Then shape the dough to get the right shape.
  • Once done, grill the topping for three minutes on each side.
  • You just have to assemble your burger as you see fit.
  • Enjoy your meal!

2. Vegan hamburgers with quinoa
Quinoa is an ingredient little used in the world of fast food, but that does not mean that the possibilities of this ingredient are limited.

Besides, this is an ideal recipe, because it shows that it is possible to prepare vegan burgers in different ways.

ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized potatoes (preferably sweet potatoes)
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil (60 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt (30 g)
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper (15 g)
  • 2 mushrooms
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (100 g)
  • 3 cups breadcrumbs (450 g)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (15 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons of guacamole (90 g)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree (40 g)
  • 1 tablespoon sprouted seeds (15 g)

Preparation

  • Before anything else, preheat your oven to 360 degrees Celsius. Let it heat while you prepare this recipe.
  • Perfectly cover the surface of the sweet potatoes with a mixture of oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Then bake the potatoes in the oven.
  • Once cooked, let them cool a little, then peel them just before crushing them so as to obtain a puree.
  • Then mix the vegetables together until you get a homogeneous and finely chopped mixture.
  • On a frying pan, pour a drizzle of olive oil and brown the mushrooms with the rest of the vegetables without letting them brown.
  • Make sure to season the mixture well with salt and pepper.
  • Finally, put everything in a bowl, then stir in the quinoa. Stir to obtain a homogeneous mixture.
  • Stir in breadcrumbs, lemon juice and two cups of mashed potatoes. This mixture is the garnish for your delicious vegan burger.
  • You only have to grill each side of the garnish for three minutes, then mount your burgers as you usually do.
  • Enjoy your meal!