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Vegan “Salmon” Burger

Vegan “Salmon” Burger

  • Author: Ameera and Robin
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 45 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Burgers 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Easy to make and oh-so-flavorful, this oil-free Vegan “Salmon” Burger has got it going on: crispy, tender, zesty, and crazy delicious.


Ingredients

Scale

Base Ingredients:

  • ½ cup cooked and refrigerated brown rice *
  • ½ cup rolled oats *
  • 1 – [ 15 oz. can ] chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 4 oz. heart of palms (approx. 2 ½ logs), drained, rough chop *
  • 2 Tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon tahini
  • 1 Tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup panko crumbs *

Spice/Herb Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 Tablespoons dried minced onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning *
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried crushed thyme leaves *
  • pinch t0 ¼ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Dill Sauce Ingredients:

  • ½ cup WFPB (vegan) mayonnaise *
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice (+/-)
  • ½ teaspoon dried dill weed (or fresh dill) (+/-)

Serving Ideas:

  • Toasted burger buns
  • Lettuce
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Sliced cucumber ribbons

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Place all the Spice/Herb Ingredients into a small bowl, mix well, set aside.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  4. Place the cooked and refrigerated brown rice and oats into a food processor and process just until slightly broken up, about 10 seconds, do not pulverized them.
  5. Then add all the remaining Base Ingredients and the Spice/Herb Mix, pulse off and on until the all the ingredients are mixed well and sticks together.
  6. Form a large ball, then divide into 4 patties. Pick up each ball with slightly dampened hands and form a smooth ball, then flatten into about a ¾ to 1-inch thick patty and place on the parchment-lined baking sheet.  Continue until all the patties are made. (See notes on burger formation)
  7. Place in a preheated 375 F oven (center rack) and bake for 15 minutes, then flip, and bake for another 15 minutes.
  8. In the meantime, make the Dill Sauce by placing all the Dill Sauce Ingredients into a small bowl, stir well to combine. Set aside (or refrigerate) until ready to serve.
  9. After the burgers are done, remove from the oven and allow to sit for 2 minutes to set up before serving on your favorite burger bun (or lettuce cup) with some lettuce, sliced tomatoes, cucumber ribbons, and a large dollop of the Dill Sauce.

Notes

*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Serving:  Makes 4 large patties