Make it meatless! These tofu burgers are a delicious veggie alternative to beef or turkey burgers.
Ginger, garlic, sesame, and soy sauce add tons of flavor, and toasted almonds provide flavor and texture.
These tofu burgers are great by themselves, or serve them in a bun with your favorite burger toppings.
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- ½ medium onion, coarsely chopped
- 1 medium carrot, shredded
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 thin slice fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
- 12 oz. firm tofu, well drained, mashed
- ½ cup chopped almonds, toasted
- 1 large egg white
- 4 tsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tsp. sesame oil
- 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
- Sea salt and ground black pepper (optional)
- Nonstick cooking spray
Heat olive oil in medium nonstick skillet on medium-high heat.
Add onion and carrot; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
Add garlic and ginger; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Cool.
Combine onion mixture, tofu, almonds, egg white, soy sauce, sesame oil, and sesame seeds; mix well.
Season with salt and pepper if desired.
Shape into four patties. Refrigerate, covered, for 1 to 2 hours.
Heat medium nonstick skillet, lightly coated with spray, over medium high heat.
Add patties; cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
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