Basic Bean Burgers
Make your own bean burgers with TVP, pinto beans, bread crumbs, and other spicies. They taste a lot more flavorful than the store-bought frozen ones. 402
TVP (Texturized Vegetable Protein)
kidney, or other beans, drained
bread crumbs, whole wheat
soy sauce, tamari
or soy sauce
salt and black pepper
Pour boiling water over TVP and tomato paste in a bowl.
Stir and let rest for 10 minutes.
In food processor, combine TVP mixture and remaining ingredients except for flour.
Pulse until mixture is almost a puree.
Dust hands with flour and shape mixture into 6 burgers.
Dust them lightly in flour.
Layer the burgers with sheets of waxed paper and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Cook on a gill covered with foil for about 10 minutes on each side.