Homemade High Protein Vegan Burgers

Who doesn’t love having burgers for dinner?!? Especially when they are healthy, vegan and high protein. These burgers are Asian inspired and are made with a few simple ingredients such as tofu, tempeh and natural peanut butter. These burgers are so simple to make and perfect for a weeknight meal when you are pressed for time or wanting a lazy night in on a Friday after a long week.

You can have these burgers on their own, in a salad, with bread rolls/pita bread or my personal favourite in a Buddha bowl 😍 The sky is the limit when it comes to pairing these burgers for a meal idea. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I have. As always, please let me know what you think of this recipe.

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For those of you counting calories and macros, please use the table below as a guide.

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High Protein Vegan Burger Nutrition Facts.

Ingredients:

  • 200g tempeh;
  • 200g firm tofu;
  • 1 tbsp natural peanut butter;
  • 5 sprigs fresh coriander, roughly chopped;
  • 1 carrot, shredded;
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated;
  • 1 tbsp fresh garlic, minced;
  • 1-3 tsp siracha/hot sauce (depending on how spicy you like your burgers); and
  • 1-2 tsp San Elk vegetable stock (or to taste).

Method

  1. In a food processor, place the tempeh and tofu and process until well combined and resembles mince meat;
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and process until well combined;
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  4. Well combined burger mixture ready to be formed into patties.
  5. Form the mixture into six burger patties;
  6. If you are baking these, preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius. Once the oven is preheated, place the patties on a baking tray and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. You can also turn your patties around at the 10-12 minutes mark to make sure your patties cook evenly;
  7. If you using an air fryer, place the patties in the air fryer at 170 degrees Celsius and air fry for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown;
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  9. Burger patties ready to be air fried 🙂
  10. If you are pan frying your patties, spray your pan with olive oil and once your pan is hot, place the patties on the pan and pan fry for 5-8 minutes on each side or until golden brown; and
  11. Enjoy as a burger, in a wrap or in a salad 🥗
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Burgers ready to be eaten 🙂

Happy cooking.

Xx,

Suba

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