Vegetarian Burger


  • 1 medium (8-ounce) sweet potato
  • 1 cup millet, (millet is a grain on hand in successfully being-food stores and heaps of supermarkets)
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and lower into 1/2-fling pieces
  • 1 celery stalk, peeled to take strings and lower into 1-fling pieces
  • 1 minute onion, peeled and quartered
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 cup shelled recent peas, (about 1 pound unshelled) or frozen
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon floor coriander
  • 1 teaspoon floor cumin
  • 1 teaspoon floor fennel
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup entire-wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, toasted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons recent lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped recent flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly floor dusky pepper
  • 8 oz. buckwheat, radish, or alfalfa sprouts
  • Tahini sauce
  • Olive oil, for buns


  1. 1. Warmth oven to 400 levels. Scrub sweet potato, and prick with a fork. Bake till refined, about 40 minutes. Buy away from oven, and peel when frosty satisfactory to address. Switch to a excellent bowl, mash, and scheme apart.
  2. 2. In the intervening time, rinse millet. Elevate 2 1/2 cups water to a boil; add millet and 1 teaspoon salt. Duvet, reduce support heat to medium low, and simmer till the total water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Buy away from heat, and add to mashed sweet potato; combine to combine.
  3. 3. Web impart carrot and celery in a food processor; pulse to nick finely. Switch from processor to a minute bowl. Pulse onion and garlic till finely chopped, and add to carrot and celery. Warmth 2 teaspoons sesame oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic, onions, celery, and carrots; cook till onions are translucent, about 7 minutes. Add to millet mixture; accelerate to combine.
  4. 4. Elevate a minute saucepan of water to a boil. Add 1 teaspoon salt and peas; cook till refined but easy agency, about 3 minutes. Drain; switch peas to a bowl of ice water for 1 to 2 minutes. Drain again, and mix with chickpeas in a food processor; pulse to nick medium-safe. Add to millet mixture.
  5. 5. Add coriander, cumin, fennel, cayenne, flour, sunflower seeds, lemon juice, chives, parsley, last 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and pepper. Mix successfully, and gain into 8 patties.
  6. 6. Warmth 2 teaspoons sesame oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add four patties, and cook till golden brown and heated through, 7 to 8 minutes per aspect. Aid warm in a low oven; repeat with last 2 teaspoons oil and patties.
  7. 7. Aid straight away with sprouts and tahini sauce on buns brushed with olive oil and toasted. Aid Grilled Pineapple and Avocado Salsa on the aspect.

Read More