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Mushroom Burgers

My first stab at a vegan recipe was this... at first glance when they were made they looked like unappetising cow pats and my immature self couldn't avoid giggling every time I looked at them. My husband was not amused especially when plated up!

Ingredients:
(makes x5 burgers)

  • 250g chestnut mushrooms
  • 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 240g buckwheat
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • pinch sea salt
Chop the mushrooms up very small or blitz them in a food processor.

Mix in the soy sauce and let them sit while you get the buckwheat cooking. Cook the buckwheat in 450ml of water with a pinch of salt, bringing it to a boil then turning to simmer for 10-15mins.

Once the buckwheat is cooked, stir it in with the mushrooms followed by the rest of the seasonings.

Shape into burger patties and pop in the fridge to harden for 20mins.

Bake in the oven on greaseproof paper at 200C for about 30mins.

Top with sliced gherkins on a bed of spinach and tomato salad and a side of sweet potato chips.

Trust me, it tastes a lot better than it looks!! :p


Liked It? Tried It? Tweaked It? Let me know!

#VeganVertigo

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