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Homemade Veggie Burgers

If you are a vegetable lover, this recipe is for you! Not only will this burger satisfy your appetite, it is super easy to prepare and uses wholesome, healthy ingredients! 

Feel free to get creative with your ingredients {ie: substitute sweet potato for a regular potato, add/remove veggies, etc}. Also, these burgers freeze really well and this recipe yields approximately 12 {small} burgers.

You Will

tablespoons olive oil

cup corn kernels {fresh, frozen, or canned}

mushrooms, coarsely chopped

scallions, coarsely chopped

bell pepper {red or green}, coarsely chopped

cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

teaspoon cumin

teaspoon cayenne (red) pepper

small sweet potato, peeled and chopped into big chunks

cup chopped fresh spinach

cup carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped

egg, lightly beaten

cup fresh bread crumbs

cup cheddar cheese, shredded



a large non-stick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high
heat. Add
the corn, mushrooms, scallions, pepper, and bell pepper. Cook for 3 – 4 minutes.

those veggies are cooking put the peeled potato into a food processor and chop
it up into fine little pieces. Scoop the potato out onto an old, clean dish
towel and twist it tightly over the sink to squeeze all the liquid out of the
chopped potato.


add the garlic, cumin and cayenne to the veggie mixture on the stove and cook
for 30 more seconds.

the pan from heat and add the chopped spinach which should wilt slightly. Next,
add all of the vegetables to the food processor as well as the egg, bread
crumbs, and cheese. Process until all items are blended together well.

your hands to scoop up some of the mush and form it into the shape of a burger.
Place them on a plate lined with sheets of wax paper until you are ready to
cook them.

Once assembled, these burgers do freeze well {layer them between sheets of wax paper before you sauté them} for up to 6 months. 

the same non-stick skillet, heat 2 more tablespoons of oil over medium heat.
Cook the burgers on both sides until brown {being gentle when turning them

Serve on your favorite bun! ENJOY!

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Wednesday 21st of March 2012

Yum! They sound and look delicious!

Jordan Streetman

Thursday 2nd of February 2012

Those look super delicious!!! Ben would love these, defiantly have to make these next time he is in town.

Jill @ ACharmedLife

Thursday 2nd of February 2012

this is making me hungry for something healthy and delicious :) love that you can freeze these.. makes my life easier on those nights i don't want to cook. thanks for sharing!


Thursday 2nd of February 2012

My, my these look fabulous! I will have to give them a try. That is my favorite bun too :) O yea...and how about the recipe to that pasta?!

Jenn @ West Sac Honey

Thursday 2nd of February 2012

How about the recipe to the pasta that is on that dish? It looks tasty too!