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Tofu Turmeric Veggie Patties

These colourful, vegan-friendly patties can be sandwiched on buns with your favourite burger toppers or try topped with hummus or sliced avocado and a dash of Frank’s RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce. Or, skip the bun and enjoy patties with salad.
20 min
PREP TIME
300
CALORIES
12
INGREDIENTS
4
Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tbsps (45 ml) olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot peeled and grated
  • 1 small zucchini grated
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Minced Garlic
  • 1 pkg (350 g) extra-firm tofu drained
  • 1/3 cup (75 ml) dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) tahini
  • 4 tsps (20 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp (4 ml) Ground Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) Sea Salt Grinder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) Black Pepper Coarse Grind

Preparation

  • 1 In large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil over medium heat; fry onion, carrots, zucchini and garlic, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened and any liquid has evaporated, 3 to 5 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  • 2 In food processor, blend tofu, bread crumbs, tahini, lemon juice, turmeric, salt and pepper. Add vegetable mixture; pulse just until combined. Form into four ½-inch (1 cm) thick patties. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Wipe out skillet and return to stovetop over medium heat; add remaining oil. Fry patties, turning once, until golden and firm, 5 to 8 minutes.

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