Griddle-Cooked Veggie Burger Introducing your delicious and wholesome Griddle-Cooked Veggie Burger! This succulent vegetarian version of the classic burger is the perfect meal choice for any day of the week. With crisp lettuce, tomato, and a toasted sesame bun, this burger will impress even the most discerning burger connoisseurs.
For a twist on this classic burger, you can also opt for a
#Griddle-Grilled Veggie Patty
for a little extra flavor. And for those looking for something extra unique, you can try teriyaki mushrooms with grilled pineapple for a surprisingly sweet note.
– 2 cups dried chickpeas, soaked overnight
– 1/4 cup fixings of your choice (onions, mushrooms, diced red pepper, etc.)
– 4 cloves crushed garlic
-2 tablespoons tahini
– 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
– 2 tablespoons of your choice of herbs and spices (oregano, sage, etc.)
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– Salt & pepper to taste
– 2 cups cooked quinoa
– 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
– 2 tablespoons tomato paste
– 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
– 6 hamburger buns
– 2 handfuls of lettuce
– 2 tomatoes, sliced
– Sesame oil, for drizzling
1. Preheat a griddle or heavy bottom skillet over medium-high heat.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the soaked chickpeas, fixings of your choice, garlic, tahini, ground flaxseed, herbs & spices, olive oil, salt & pepper to taste.
3. Use your hands to combine and mash the ingredients together until you’ve formed a thick mixture.
4. Once everything is mixed together, divide it into 6 equal parts and form each one into a patty.
5. Place your patties on the preheated griddle or skillet and cook for about 7 minutes per side, or until lightly golden brown and crisp.
6. While the burgers are cooking, combine the cooked quinoa, nutritional yeast, tomato paste, and rice vinegar in a small bowl.
7. Toast the hamburger buns in a toaster or on the side of the griddle.
8. Once the burgers are cooked, assemble your burgers by layering lettuce, tomato, burger patty, and quinoa mixture.
9. Drizzle each burger with sesame oil and enjoy.
HACK: Serve this with aioli or your favorite hummus for a flavor-packed twist.
– Try adding different herbs & spices to the patty mixture to mix up the flavors.
– For a smoky flavor, cook the burgers on the side of a charcoal grill instead of the griddle.
– If you don’t have hamburger buns, you can substitute with English muffins.
– Add some sliced avocado on top of the burger for extra flavor and texture.
– You can serve these burgers as a vegetarian lunch or even a light dinner.