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Barbecue soy burgers

These nutty burgers are a barbecue favorite, great on whole-wheat onion bun with the traditional toppings of tomato, cheese, lettuce and so on.


1 onion (small, chopped small)
2 clv garlic (minced or grated)
2 c beans (soy beans, cooked and drainted)
1⁄2 c bread crumbs (fine bread crumbs)
1 egg (or equivalent egg substitute)
  pepper (freshly ground black pepper)


  1. In a small pan, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil, and cook until translucent. Set aside.
  2. In food processor, whiz beans, bread crumbs, egg, soy sauce and sesame seeds to a coarse meal. Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl.
  3. Add garlic-onion mixture and black pepper, and mix well. Shape into 4 patties.
  4. Cook on grill till browned, giving them about 5 minutes each side.
Total time
30 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
2 servings


As the recipe contains soy sauce, it is unlikely it will need salt.


North American cuisine

Other beans can be used.

shallow fry, barbecue
vegetarian, main course, dinner
American food recipes
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