Fast-food burgers are convenient, delicious, and undeniably delicious just like Burger Meal Los Angeles. But it does not hurt to try some vegan recipes in your home. While it is easy to try tricks like making your burger dry, or resorting to cutting the size of your beef patties for fewer calories, it is better to go fully vegan with your burgers.
Here are the 3 vegan recipes you can try at home
1. Smoked Cheddar and Lentils Burger
Instead of having beef patties that are packed with fats, cholesterol, and calories, you can try this meatless alternative patty that uses egg whites, dried lentils, carrots, and smoked cheddar cheese. You can try putting slice carrots on the side could give more vitamin A and beta-carotene on your diet.
1 cup lentils
1 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
2 1/2 cups water
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 cup shredded smoked cheddar
2 teaspoon chopped thyme
1 1/4 teaspoons garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
3 large white eggs, lightly beaten
8 teaspoon stone-ground mustard
8 whole wheat buns, toasted
8 slices tomato
2 cups trimmed arugula
1. Place water, dried lentils, and bay leave in a saucepan; bring to boil. Simmer until tender; drain. Discard bay leaves. Place lentils in a large bowl and mash.
2. Heat oil in a skillet. Saute onion and carrot for five minutes.
3. Add onion mixture, cheese, breadcrumbs, thyme, salt, pepper, garlic, paprika, pepper, and egg. Cover and chill for 50 minutes. Mold for patties.
4. Heat grill pan coated with cooking spray and cook patties. Spread 1 teaspoon mustard for each bun and place patty. Top each serving with 1 tomato, arugula, and top half-bun.
2. Falafel Pita with Tahini Sauce
Falafel burgers can be homemade! Garbanzo beans are the best vegetarian source of folate, protein, and Vitamin B6 that helps boost metabolism.
15-ounce garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 large egg white2/3 cup bulgur
1 garlic clove
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon pepper salt and pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup packed fresh mint leave
1/2 cup packed fresh parsley leaves
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup tahini
1 cup roasted red peppers
4 cups torn lettuce
Servings: 6 burgers
1. Cook bulgur, drain it and let it cool in room a temperature.
2. Mix cooked bulgur, garbanzo beans, parsley, 1/4 mint, garlic, egg white, cayenne pepper, cumin, pepper, and salt. Mold six patties and put in the ref to cool.
3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over a medium-high heat.
4. Cook your burger patties until they cooked (brown color).
5. Put together you water, lemon juice, and your tahini in a bowl. Wisk until it becomes fluffy.
6. Put your patties inside your pitas followed by your tahini sauce mixture, roasted red peppers and some lettuce.
3. Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers
These mushrooms do have a very meaty taste compare to other mushrooms. When drizzled with olive oil, and topped with garlic, corn, peas, and basil, it would taste like heaven! This burger goes perfectly well with whole-wheat couscous, which has no fat, making your burger healthier and still delicious.
4 portobello mushroom caps
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon minced garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
4 slices provolone cheese
1. Put the mushroom caps in a dish. In a separate bowl, mix the oil, vinegar, basil, oregano, garlic, and salt and pepper. Set aside from 15 minutes
2. Preheat grill for medium-high heat
3. Brush the grate with olive oil. Put the mushroom mix on the grill, and reserve the marinade for basting. Grill for five to eight minutes on each side. Top with cheese and grill for two minutes until cheese is melted.