Tofu Burger Recipe


Tofu Burger Recipe

Tofu Burger Recipe. Tofu is a perfect substitute for meat in classic dishes ranging from burgers to cheesy bakes. Mixed with chickpeas and coriander leaves, this recipe is a tasty alternative to a meaty classic.

Tofu Burger Recipe

Serves 4

  • 300g packet firm tofu, drained
  • 400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
  • ¼ cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 small carrot, peeled, grated
  • 2 cups wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup coriander leaves, roughly chopped – optional
  • ⅓ cup plain flour
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber
  • 4 wholemeal bread rolls, split, toasted if preferred
  • mayonnaise, to serve
  • 4 butter lettuce leaves
  • sweet chilli sauce, to serve


How to make this Tofu Burger Recipe:

1. Place tofu onto paper towel. Cover with paper towel and stand for 10 minutes. Pat dry. Cut ⅔ from tofu. Mash and place in a bowl. Cut remaining tofu into 1cm cubes and set aside.

2. Place chickpeas, chilli sauce and fish sauce into a food processor; process until finely chopped. Transfer to bowl with mashed tofu.

3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and carrot and cook until soft. Cool and add to tofu mixture. Add breadcrumbs and coriander; combine. Fold in tofu. Divide mixture into 4 and press into patties. Lightly coat in flour.

4. Using a vegetable peeler, form ribbons on cucumber.

5. Heat remaining oil in a frying pan. Add patties and cook for 3 minutes each side. Top base of rolls with mayonnaise, lettuce, patty, cucumber and chilli sauce. Cover with top of roll or place top on the side. Serve.


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