Basic Bean Burgers Recipe
1 cup tvp granules
1 scant cup boiling water
1 tbsp tomato paste or ketchup
1 16-oz can pinto, kidney, or
1 other beans, drained
1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
2 cloves garlic, finely
1/2 tsp oregano
1 tbsp tarmari or soy sauce
1 tsp sweetener
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 whole wheat flour for
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.<p>
Victoria Schiloni, who owns and operates a vegetarian catering
service in Philadelphia, offered her Basic Bean Burger (above) along
with a peanutty variation (follows).
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