Love burgers but don’t want to put on extra weight cause of the beef patty? Don’t worry, and we got a solution for you. A veggie burger is just the thing you need when you are craving for burgers. It’s the best way to have a burger without filling yourself with extra fat and grilled meat. Now you might be wondering, eating a veggie burger will make your taste buds go on trauma, but in truth with a little technique, you can make a veggie burger that is full of flavors, and you would love eating it. There’s just one problem you might come across with the veggie burger, and that is its mushiness. But fear not we are here we are going to show you how to make a veggie burger which is made only from veggies and doesn’t taste mushy at all. And Yes, veggie burgers are not supposed to be mushy.
Why Should You Not Eat Mushy Food?
See, we all love the sensation of oils and sauce dripping down from our burgers when we take a huge bite from it. Believe it or not, but while writing it down, I have the craving to eat one. Fast food tends to get messy, and that’s the fun part of it. But in truth, mushy food can cause you some problems. For example, if you were going out on a date and ordered mushy food, you or your partner can drop some sauce on each other, making the culprit feel embarrassed and running the date night. Other things such as flavor changes as ingredients mix up inside the bun making your burger taste different.
How To Make Veggie Burgers Without Making Them Mushy?
If you are thinking about making a veggie burger from scratch, you need to make the patty from the ground vegetables. Furthermore, you can use chickpeas that you can easily mash up pretty good in a food grinder.
We are going to tell you a recipe from which you can easily make a veggie burger without making it drip even a single drop.
To make a non-mushy burger, you need ingredients such as potato, bread crumbs, pickle, veggies which you like eating, and a pair of burger buns.
We are using potato here because it works as an excellent binder for your burger. It keeps your burger intact. All you have to do is bake the burger and scoop its insides.
On the other hand, we are using bread crumbs will be affective in soaking up moisture from your burger. Thus, if anything produces extra moisture, bread crumbs can quickly deal with it.
Now coming to the recipe. Heat the oil on medium to rare heat on a skillet. Add onions, garlic, and lower the heat. After that, let them sit there for a while until they are lightly brown. Then, add carrots and kale and cook all the ingredients for 5 more minutes. Now, turn off the heat and add a few lentils and mix it up with other veggies. Keep mixing it up till your lentils are half crushed.
Place the skillet mixture into the bowl and mix it with the remaining ingredients, including the bread crumbs and make patties.
Finally, put the sear the patty on a pan with oil for 5-10 minutes and serve it inside the bun.