Search

Annabel Karmel's veggie burgers

(20 ratings)

What's my recipe book?

Close

We know what it's like when you're browsing a site with as many recipes as ours. You find a brilliant recipe, want to make it again, but can't remember how you found it!

But we've solved the problem. Now, by clicking 'Save this recipe' or 'I cooked this' on any of our recipes, they'll be saved and grouped into your personal online recipe book. All you have to do is log in with your Facebook account to see them. When you click either of these buttons it will also tell your friends on Facebook what you've been cooking or saving so they too can give our quick and easy recipes a go (but you can turn this off at any time by visiting your 'My recipe book' page). Just click one of the buttons below or 'see my book' to get started. We hope you like it!

Print
Veggie bites burgers
Veggie bites burgers
  • Makes: 16

  • Prep time:

  • Cooking time:

These veggie bites/burgers are a great way to get kids to eat more veg - and they're suitable for children under the age of 1. Make Annabel Karmel's quick recipe today.

Ingredients

  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium shallot, diced
  • ½ stick celery, diced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and grated
  • ½ small leek, finely sliced
  • 3 chestnut mushrooms, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2tsp soft light brown sugar
  • 4tbsp freshly grated Parmesan
  • 40g (1½ oz) fresh breadcrumbs
  • ½ tbsp mayonnaise
  • 15g (½ oz) Cheddar, grated
  • 5tbsp dried breadcrumbs
  • 2tbsp flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 tbsp sunflower oil, for frying
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • Buns, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, to serve (for burgers)

Annabel says the soy sauce should give enough salt so you shouldn't need to add anymore.

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick pan and sauté the vegetables for 10 mins, until soft. Add the garlic and cook for a minute, then add the soy sauce and sugar, and cook for a further minute. Spread out on a plate and leave to cool. (For the small veggie bites/burgers you need to chop the cooked and cooled veg, either in a food processor, scraping down the sides frequently, or with a large knife).
  2. Transfer the vegetables to a bowl and mix in 2tbsp of the Parmesan, the fresh breadcrumbs, mayonnaise and Cheddar and pepper to taste.
  3. For the bites, take teaspoonfuls and roll into balls; for burgers, take tablespoonfuls and squish into a patty shape. If you have time, put on a plate and chill for 1 hr or preferably overnight. However, they can be coated and cooked without chilling.
  4. Mix together the dried breadcrumbs and rest of the Parmesan on a large plate, along with salt and pepper to taste. Put the plain flour on a plate and season with salt and pepper. Beat the egg in a small bowl. Dust the bites/burgers in the seasoned flour then dip in egg and roll in the breadcrumbs.
  5. Heat the sunflower oil in a large non-stick pan and cook the bites/burgers for 1-2 mins each side, until golden. Drain on kitchen paper and serve warm - with buns, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise for burgers.

www.annabelkarmel.com

Your rating

Average rating

  • 3
(20 ratings)

Your comments

Pennie

I found the soy made them bitter and salty. Will try without the soy next time

nicky

looks good. do you know if i can freeze them.

rhian watkins

its simple yet complicatied and its just the vegetarian food i need for my child development work

dana

thank for this recipe, its easy and deleciuse

comments powered by Disqus

FREE Newsletter

Subscribe to Essentials

Subscribe from only £21.99