Because I have been trying several variations and this is the best so far, and because store-bought veggie burgers have all kinds of ingredients, but no actual vegetables. Enough said. Straight for the recipe.
1 1/2 dried mushrooms (soaked in warm water for about 1/2 h and squeezed to remove as much water as possible)
1 15 oz. can black beans (or 2 cups cooked from scratch)
1 garlic clove
1 small onion
2 TBS olive oil
1-2 tsp spices (eg. 1/2 tsp each of cumin, paprika, lemon pepper, mustard powder, turmeric etc. your choice)
1/3 cup wheat germ
1/3 cup ground flaxseed
2 TBS ground parmesan
- Preheat oven at 375 F.
- Place the first 6 ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well mixed.
- Add spices, wheat germ, flaxseed and parmesan and pulse one more time to combine.
- Make patties and place on baking sheet (greased or on whichever surface preferred for baking.)
- Bake at 375 F for 20 min.