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Veggie Burgers

These veggie burgers were a bit of a ‘throw it all together and hope for the best’ meal! Luckily they came out really well and Harry loved them!

This recipe made a batch of 6.  I gave one to my son with some salad and sweet potato wedges.  The rest have gone in the freezer for another day.

Veggie Burger Recipe

Ingredients

  • 200g frozen mixed vegetables
  • 3 slices of bread made into breadcrumbs (this made slightly more than I needed but the extra can be frozen for another day!)
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp mixed herbs
  • Black pepper to taste

Method

  • Boil the mixed vegetables in a pan of water for 4 minutes. Drain well and add to a food processor.
  • Add 3 tbsp breadcrumbs, and the rest of the ingredients to the food processor. Set the rest of the breadcrumbs aside for later.

  • Blitz until well combined. I like to leave the vegetables a little chunky but you can blitz til smooth if you prefer.

  • Shape the mixture into 6 burger shapes and coat in the remaining breadcrumbs.

  • Place the burgers on a baking tray, I sprayed my tray lightly with fry light first to avoid them sticking.
  • Cook in the oven at 180° for 20/25 minutes until golden and crispy.
  • Serve and enjoy! I served these with sweet potato wedges. To make them I simply peeled the sweet potato, cut it into chip shapes, tossed them lightly in a tablespoonful of sunflower oil and cooked in the oven for 25 minutes.

Harry loved these and I think the pictures show that! This is the best reaction to a meal I’ve had from him for a while and I love that I have 5 more left in the freezer for future meals. To defrost I will probably just defrost in the microwave then pop in the oven for ten minutes to crisp up again.

 

7 thoughts on “Veggie Burgers”

  1. I just made these for my little ones dinner tonight. The mixture is much too runny to make into burgers. What did I do wrong?!

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