"This simple recipe is my version of a gardenburger and I hope you enjoy it."
olive oil, divided
1 (8 ounce) packages
cremini mushrooms, minced
garlic clove, minced
extra-firm low-fat tofu, crumbled frozen
old fashioned oats
walnuts, finely chopped
light multi-grain English muffins, split toasted
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, onion and garlic. Cook stirring occasionally for 10 minutes or until mushrooms have released most of their juices. Remove from heat and cool.
Combine mushroom mixture, tofu, oats, walnuts, egg, salt, onion powder and thyme in food processor or blender. Process until well combined.
Shape mixture into 6 (1/3 cup) patties.
Heat 1 tsp of oil in same skillet over medium low heat. Working in batches, cook 3 patties 5 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining oil and patties.
Serve burgers on English muffins with lettuce, tomato and onion, if desired.