This recipe for mushroom burgers is one of those delightfully simple, why-haven’t-I-thought-of-this-before recipes. So simple, fast and healthy!
If I haven’t said it already: eat more mushrooms! They are super healthy ¹, ², ³ and a great meat-substitute. Plus, they’re delicious! I try and include mushrooms in my diet as much as possible (see my recipes for oyster mushroom schnitzels and mushroom risotto). I also love grilled mushrooms and marinated mushrooms (I’ll share these recipes on the blog later).
I love to make these mushroom burgers for lunch or on one of those nights when I have zero inspiration. Read on for the recipe for these homemade vegan burgers!
If you have any other mushroom-burger recipes I should try, let me know in the comments!
Recipe: Homemade vegan burgers
Chop the onion and the garlic.
Dice the mushrooms and put in a bowl, together with the onion and garlic. Mix well with a spoon.
Add the (peeled) pistachio nuts. Mix well.
Add a splash of soy milk to make the mixture a bit wet.
Add the spices. Mix well.
Add some oatmeal. I never know exactly how much, just to bind the mixture and make it less wet.
Put the mixture in a food processor or blender and blend for a few seconds. Not too long, you don’t want to make mushroom soup; you just want the mixture to become sticky enough so you can make burgers.
Put a frying pan on the stove (medium heat) with a tablespoon of olive oil and fry the burgers light brown, on each side. Flatten them with a spatula if necessary. When they are brown, turn the heat down and let them fry for a few more minutes so the mushrooms are cooked. Eating raw mushrooms supposedly isn’t the healthiest thing.
These mushroom burgers are great as a hamburger on a bun, or with some rice as a side dish.