Monday, November 5, 2012

Tofu Burgers

Want a meatless burger that tastes like the real thing, and is healthier than the real thing? Well here you have it! This amazingly tasty tofu burger is something that almost anyone would love and its a great substitute for someone who is a vegetarian or vegan. Enjoy! Follow this blog for more blog updates :)


1 pound extra firm tofu
1/4 cup each: whole wheat flour, fine corn meal & quick oats
1/2 cup parsley tops or fresh basil leaves, washed & dried
1 teaspoon each paprika, coriander, cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried basil or thyme
1/4 teaspoon ginger
pinch cayenne
1/2 teaspoon salt 
Optional: garlic

  1. Heat a non-stick frying pan on medium with olive oil, or your favorite cooking oil
  2. Add a pinch of crushed garlic clove to the oil for extra flavor
  3. Cut tofu into 1 inch chunks, and add to food processor
  4. If you don't have one, mash by hand or with a potato masher, and finely chop the parsley or basil first
  5. Throw in everything else and mix well by hand, or on low in the food processor just until it all clumps up
  6. Form into eight 3 - 4 inch patties
  7. Fry in small amount of oil, on medium heat, 5-7 minutes on each side, or until golden brown

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