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    Veggie Burgers, Veggie Steaks, Veggie Sausages, the Lot!

    Veggie Burgers, Veggie Steaks, Veggie Sausages, the Lot!. Photo by Erin R.

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    24 hrs 30 mins

    24 hrs

    30 mins

    Bunny Mazonas's Note:

    I love meat, but often can't afford it, especially with the economy taking a nose-dive and food generally being so expensive. So. When the end of the month draws near, and food stocks in the cupboard run low, here is a quick fix to help bulk out your cupboard. I have added specific ingredients, but remember that this is an emergency stash using recipe; substitute where ever you need to. The recipe that follows is for a chicken-like meat substitute, but can be altered to suit your tastes. The following recipe makes approximately 12 "meat" patties, or enough to fill a generous meat portion of 2-3 meals for 2 people. Prep time includes soaking beans.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8-12

    Yield:

    patties

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add butter beans to a pan, and cover with boiling water, with an inch of water to spare. Leave to soak 24 hours. (If in a rush, buy canned beans and use 2-3x quantity).
    2. 2
      Add onions and garlic to a food blender and pulse until finely chopped. Add beans and pulse again for 10-20 seconds. Add other vegetables, nuts, etc and pulse until thoroughly mixed.
    3. 3
      Add salt and chicken stock and stir thoroughly.
    4. 4
      Fold in flour until mixture becomes a thick, sticky dough.
    5. 5
      To cook, form into 12-15 patties, of heaped tablespoon size. Alternately, roll into 2 large loaves. For the smaller patties, fry or grill these in a griddle until golden brown and firm. For larger loaves, bake or roast until cooked through. For "sausages", roll into sausage shapes and shallow fry, turning regularly.
    6. 6
      When using "meat" for food, the patties/loaves can be sliced into slivers for stir fries, chopped, sliced for sandwiches, thick-cut and fried as steaks, or slapped between buns to make "burgers".

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 29, 2013

      Adding chicken stock means it is not vegetarian. Try vegetable bouillon or miso. I would add some chopped broccoli as a bit of green speckle does look nice. Also I would add herbs, or spices for a little more zing. I love plenty of flavour. I often use passages instead of water or moisture to mixes, it just needs a pinch of salt and pinch of sugar to correct that and it somehow thickens and enriches.

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    • on June 28, 2009

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      What fun! Though not a vegetarian, I do enjoy a good veggie burger now and then, so I decided to look around for a homemade version. I liked that this one was implicitly a DIY recipe, leaving the cook free to come up with their own unique result. Now then, I used one red onion, a zucchini, garbanzo/lentil/pinto beans, plenty of garlic, and some fresh rosemary and thyme from the yard. My mixture was particularly soupy, so I ended up adding an extra cup and a half of whole wheat flour to get it to hold its shape. I sprayed the tops of the patties with cooking spray and baked at 350 for 15 minutes, and they were delicious. I had one for lunch on top of a spinach salad, and I plan to have one on a hamburger bun for dinner tomorrow. Thanks for a great veggie patty recipe, Bunny.

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    Nutritional Facts for Veggie Burgers, Veggie Steaks, Veggie Sausages, the Lot!

    Serving Size: 1 (65 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 159.8
     
    Calories from Fat 3
    36%
    Total Fat 0.4 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 81.7 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.9 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
    23%
    Sugars 3.8 g
    15%
    Protein 7.4 g
    14%

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