Vegetarian Pumpkin Burger

Ingredients for vegetarian pumpkin burger

  • 100 g onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 100 g pumpkin (flesh), cut into in small pieces
  • 150 g seitan, ground
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsely
  • 100 g hazelnuts, coarsely ground
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
  • 50 g buckwheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • pepper and salt
  • olive oil

Preparation of vegetarian pumpkin burger

  1. Cook the onion in a little bit of olive oil.
  2. Add the garlic and the pieces of pumpkin. Cook until the pumpkin is cooked-through.
  3. Add the seitan and the parsely.
  4. Stir in the hazelnuts, the yeast flakes, the buckwheat flour and the soy sauce. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into 4 portions and make flat burgers. You can give the burgers a perfect round shape by filling a metal ring with a part of the mixture and stamping the mixture with, for example, the bottom of a glass. But you can also shape the burgers by hand.
  6. Cook the burgers in a little bit of olive oil, until golden brown (approx 2 minutes on each side).
Miki Duerinck en Kristin Leybaert

Miki Duerinck en Kristin Leybaert

Miki Duerinck and Kristin Leybaert started off by opening a restaurant where they gained a large amount of experience in vegetarian cooking. After that they set up the Vegetarische Kookstudio (Vegetarian Cooking Studio), hosted workshops and offered catering services and celebratory meals. Together they also penned a number of books, including Donderdag Veggiedag (Thursday is Veggie Day), Veggie voor starters (Vegetarianism for Starters) and Veggie burgers, balletjes en broodbeleg (Vegetarian Burgers, Balls and Sandwich Fillers).

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Vegan food blogger

“Seitan is great, I love it. Seitan (pronounced say-tan) is one of the most versatile faux-meat products you’ll ever experience.”

“How seitan tastes depends entirely upon how you flavor it: it’s essentially a sponge for flavor.”