Celebrate National Veggie Burger Day with 'The Ultimate Veggie Burger with Pickled Carrot Slaw'

Posted by Melissa Barrett on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 11:37am.

Source: BBC Good Food https://bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/ultimate-veggie-burger 

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or a meatitarian... these Ultimate Veggie Burgers are sure to have your mouth watering. So fire up that grill, and celebrate National Veggie Burger Day in style! 

Nutrition Per Serving: 

kcal 300   fat 5g   saturates 1g   carbs 51g   sugars 17g   protein 8g   sodium 0.1g

Servings: 4


Burger Patties:

2 tsp vegetable oil

1 small onion, diced

2 garlic cloves, chopped

2 large Portobello mushrooms, finely chopped

2 small sweet potatoes, peeled & diced

150g cooked quinoa

1 large beetroot, grated

1 egg, beaten 

2 tbsp chopped corainder

zest 2 limes 

4 tbsp plain flour

Carrot Slaw: 

1 large carrot, thinly shredded

2 tbsp rice wine vinegar

1 tsp golden caster sugar

To serve: 

2 tbsp mayo

1 tbsp chili sauce 

4 burger buns, lightly toasted 

2 handfulls spinach leaves 



In a medium frying pan, heat 2 tsp vegetable oil, add onion, garlic, and mushrooms. Season and fry until everything is soft (approx. 5 min). Put sweet potatoes in a microwavable bowl, cover and microwave on high for 5-6 mins until soft. Mash, and then add to the frying pan. Pour mixture into large mixing bowl and leave to cool. 

Add the quinoa, beetroot, egg, coriander, lime zest, flour and some seasoning. Mix with your hands, and then form into four large patties. Sprinkle with flour and chill for 30 mins to firm up. 

Put the carrots into a small bowl with the vinegar, sugar, and 1 tsp of salt. Cover and leave to pickle until ready to eat. Mix the mayo with the chili sauce 

Fry or grill the burgers to your desired level

Drain the pickled carrots, and toast the buns 

Brush the buns with the chili mayo, layer on the spinach, burger patty, and carrot slaw and serve! 

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