All-Star Veggie Burger Recipe

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This veggie burger is a great alternative to eating its beefy cousin. It’s high in fiber and as a stand alone patty, actually tastes pretty good. Once you layer the ketchup, the mustard, pickles, etc. you won’t be able to tell the difference.

How To Make All-Star Veggie Burger

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A fantastic vegetarian alternative to the classic meat patty. Not only this recipe has tofu in place of meat, it also makes use of garbanzo beans, rice and bran as substitute for its meatier alternative, and the results are surprisingly good! Try a piece and you won't miss the original.

Preparation Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
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  • 1 can garbanzo beans, (15.5 oz) drained and mashed
  • 8 basil leaves, chopped
  • ¼ cup oat bran
  • ¼ cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 14 oz firm tofu
  • 5 tbsp Korean barbeque sauce
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp dried sage
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the mashed garbanzo beans and basil.
  2. Mix in the oat bran, quick oats, and rice; the mixture should seem a little dry.
  3. In a separate bowl, mash the tofu with your hands, trying to squeeze out as much of the water as possible.
  4. Drain out water, and repeat the process until there is hardly any water worth pouring off.
  5. It is not necessary to remove all of the water.
  6. Pour the barbeque sauce over the tofu, and stir to coat.
  7. Stir the tofu into the garbanzo beans and oats.
  8. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and sage; mix until well blended.
  9. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  10. Form patties out of the bean mixture, and fry them in hot oil for about 5 minutes per side.
  11. Serve as you would burgers.
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  • Calcium: 140mg
  • Calories: 232kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 148mg
  • Protein: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 514mg
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 90IU
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