The Woodward Veggie Burger

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This is from Paul Newman's Cookbook, and was named after Joanne Woodward. Lovely, healthy, delicious! Prep time does not include cooking rice.

Top Review by Miss Understood

This is an excellent recipe, thanks Sharon! It appealed to us because of the high nut content, and the rice, and I thought it was much nicer than a bean burger. I found they held together fine and freeze well, so altho' they took a little while to make, we can get the next batch out of the freezer. We had to cut down on the tamari- too much!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a frying pan, saute onions and garlic in the olive oil.
  2. When onions are translucent, add the basil and mix well.
  3. Add the mixture to the cooked rice.
  4. Lightly toast nuts in frying pan and allow to cool.
  5. In a blender or food processor, grind all the nuts and sunflower seeds until coarsely ground.
  6. Add to the rice mixture with the tamari sauce and tahini.
  7. Shape into patties.
  8. To cook, brown in a nonstick pan on medium heat in olive oil.
  9. Veggyburgers should be served in pita bread or burger buns with your favorite accompianments.
  10. Enjoy!

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