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    Sesame Fusion Tofu Burgers

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    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Meghan's Note:

    You really don't have to like tofu to drool for this! For the tofu I use organic herb tofu and black sesame seeds. I go a little over the top with the "dash" seasonings, but I like tons of heat and flavor, so adjust to personal taste.

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    • 1/4 cup wakame seaweed (or other dark seaweed, i use sushi wrapping, crumbled up)
    • 1 bunch scallion
    • 1 lb firm tofu, patted dry
    • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs or 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumb
    • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
    • 1 dash ground red pepper
    • 1 dash hot sauce (or more to taste)
    • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
    • 1 dash garlic powder
    • salt & freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 -3 tablespoons peanut oil


    1. 1
      Pour boiling water over arame and soak for 2 minutes. Drain well.
    2. 2
      Put scallions in food processor and pulse a few times until minced. Transfer to large bowl. Put seaweed and half the tofu into processor and pulse a couple of times until just crumbled. Add to bowl.
    3. 3
      Put remaining tofu into processor and let it run until tofu is smooth. Add to bowl with crumbs, sesame seeds, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper, hot sauce, garlic powder, a little salt and lots of pepper. Stir well to combine. Form into patties. Let rest a few minutes. (Burger mixture or shaped burgers can be covered tightly and refrigerated for up to a day. Bring back to room temperature before cooking.).
    4. 4
      Put oil in large nonstick or well-seasoned cast iron skillet, turn heat to medium. After a minute or 2, slip burgers into pan with spatula. Cook, undisturbed, until browned and easily moved, about 5 minutes. Carefully flip and cook until done, 3 to 4 minutes more.
    5. 5
      Serve over rice, noodles or on buns.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Fusion Tofu Burgers

    Serving Size: 1 (130 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 286.3
    Calories from Fat 171
    Total Fat 19.0 g
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 372.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 18.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
    Sugars 2.7 g
    Protein 14.1 g

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