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Burger Mix (Vegetarian)


A tasty make ahead vegetarian burger mix. Make in advance and have vege burgers ready in a flash for a quick and healthy snack or meal.













Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium


½ cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
½ cup soybeans (daizu)
½ cup lentils
½ cup yellow split peas
½ cup brown rice
½ cup rolled oats
¼ cup bread crumbs, whole wheat
¼ cup cornmeal
1 ½ tablespoons baking soda
1 x mixed herbs
seasonings, of your choice (see note)


Put the ingredients 1 to 2 at a time in a blender, turn the blender on, and run for cover (this is pretty noisy).

When everything is in powdered form, combine in a tupperware container and store in the fridge.

Makes 4 cups of mix.

To make burgers, combine 1 cup burger mix and ⅔ cup HOT liquid (see note 2) and let sit for 15 minutes.

On a plate, form into 3 thin patties.

Use a spatula to move patties onto a nonstick-sprayed skillet and cook on both sides until lightly browned.

Serve with your favorite burger fixins.

Note - Seasonings: You can use the herbs and/or spices of your choice, or consider using a dry soup mix run through the blender.

Also, try a dry FF salad dressing mix. Or a veggie boullion cube run through the blender.

Other suggestions: onion powder, garlic powder, lemon pepper, basil, etc.

Note - Liquids: Try ⅓ cup water and ⅓ cup barbeque sauce - combine in bowl and nuke until hot, add to dry mix (note that burgers made with barbeque sauce will brown more quickly, so watch them!).

Or try half water, half tomato juice, or half water and half white wine or marsala.

Try to make sure that your liquids and seasonings have compatible flavors.

Other suggestions: The possibilities here are endless Oriental: Burger mix with a little soy sauce in the liquid and some fresh ginger added to the mix, maybe a dash of rice wine.

Spanish: Cumin, red pepper, chili powder, or a dry taco seasoning mix.

Indian: Curry powder added to the mix.

Wine/garlic: Chopped garlic added to the mix, half water and half white wine for the liquid.

Potpourri: Make a batch of plain, unseasoned burger mix and add whatever seasonings strike your fancy as you're mixing it up! No need to commit to just one flavor for the whole batch.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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2062 calories per serving???

almost 13 years ago


Just updated the nutrition fact, should be 171 calories per serving, thanks for your comment!!

almost 13 years ago


I am new to this type of cuisine. One question, am I understanding this right? all the grains are raw? Thank you for your answer. It looks good.

about 12 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 53g (1.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17114% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 16%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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