Veggie burger patty | step-by-step photo recipe

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

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Believe it or not in my previous food life, I was a vegetarian ( a pescatarian for most of those years, I ate fish).  Learned myself how to make some good homemade vegetarian burgers after eating a lot of mushy processed junk, and so here is an easy step-by-step photo recipe of how to make a killer veggie burger patty.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Recipe: Veggie burger patty

Cooking time: 30 minutes prep, 1 hour cooking time

Servings: 12-14

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole pepper (green, red, or yellow) | diced
  • 2 ears of corn
  • 1 tbsp of cracked salt
  • 1/2 tbsp of pepper
  • 1 can whole chickpeas | drained
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp sriracha (or chutney/hot sauce)
  • 2 blocks of feta cheese about 3/4 cup crumbled
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 whole onion | chopped & cooked
  • olive oil
  • fresh basil
  • 2 cups bread crumbs

Cooking:

  • boil water and soak the corn while you chop up other vegetables
  • chop, pepper, basil, onion
  • cut off the corn kernels
  • drain chickpeas  well and make into a chunky paste
  • fry onion adding salt and pepper to taste (add any seasoning you normally like on your onions)
  • add corn, pepper, onion, basil to the chickpeas paste
  • toss together lightly
  • add 2 cups of cooked and cooled rice and toss together lightly
  • add bread crumbs 1/2 cup at a time, mixing in slowly so not to mush the other ingredients
  • add feta
  • add 2 eggs  and mix in
  • take peach sized balls and flatten them to about 2cm – 3cm thick
  • add olive oil (or any oil) to pan at a medium heat
  • drop veggie burger patties onto hot pan and cook on each side for 8-10 minutes until the outside is crispy

*** delicately flip and move patties while they are still hot

Start by boiling water and pouring over the corn.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Chop up the veggies and make a paste out of the chickpeas, but do not mush.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Fry up the onion with whatever seasoning you usually like to add.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Toss chopped vegetables (corn, pepper, basil, and onion).

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Add sriracha or chutney or hot sauce.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Add 2 cups of cooked rice and toss lightly.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Add 2 cups of bread crumbs stirring in 1/2 cup at a time.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Then crumble and add the feta.  Add 2 eggs and mix. .

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Press out into 2-3cm patties.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Get the pan hot at a medium heat.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

Cook on each side for 7-10 minutes.

Add to bread, roll, salad, and top with dressing.

Veggie burger patty recipe | Milk and Cookies

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