Everything You Need For Perfect Veggie Burgers
Here’s a look at some of our favorite basic tools to prepare veggie burgers. Our Vegetarian Burger Topic is brought to you by Produce for Kids, your healthy family resource for nutritious meals.
Just like normal (i.e., ground beef) burgers, veggie burgers are very simple to make and require little to no special tools or ingredients. All of these items may already be hiding in your kitchen somewhere, so it’s time to dig them out and give a new vegetarian burger recipe a try.
The easiest way to figure out what tools you may need is to go through a basic vegetarian recipe step by step.
With any basic vegetarian burger recipe we are going to be including some kind of vegetable (shocking right?). So for this we need a knife, a cutting board, and for those veggies with peels, a peeler. And yes, it’s been scientifically proven that you peel vegetables at the speed of sound with a monkey-shaped peeler.*
*This may be a slight exaggeration.
Next you may need to mix some of the ingredients together with a food processor or even a blender. Depending on what kind of burger you’re making, you might need to squeeze some excess water out. You can either do that with a little bit of cheesecloth or even a simple sieve.
Now it’s time to grill! You can either fire up an outdoor grill or even move the party inside with an indoor grill. We love using grill pans on the stove, they get even grill marks, except sometimes they can get a little smokey. Keep a window open.
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This post originally appeared in June, 2016 and we revised and republished in August, 2017.