Diet Vegan Recipe, Tofu and Black Bean Burger
Is a mashed-up bean made by curdling soymilk from soy beans into soft white blocks. The process is similar-to how cheese is made. Tofu is considered safe, high in proteins and amino acids your body needs.
Tofu & Black Bean Burger
2 cups (500g) extra-firm tofu
1 fistful cucumber, diced
1 avocado, diced.
4 to 6 Whole-wheat Burger Bread Buns (toasted)
Put the ingredients below into a blender:1 cup of black beans, rinsed.
4 garlic cloves, minced.
½ handful of fresh cilantro (coriander leaves).
2 egg whites.
1 fresh tomato, chopped.
¼ cup of ketchup sauce.
1 cup of quick oats.
1 teaspoon of salt.
1 teaspoon of black pepper.
1 teaspoon of red pepper powder.
1 teaspoon of chili powder.
1 teaspoon of dried basil herb.
½ teaspoon of fennel seed powder.
Blend the beans, garlic, eggs, tomato, ketchup, oats, salt and spices ingredients together in the blender until smooth.
Drain excess liquid from the exra-firm tofu and with paper towels pat them until dry. Dice them into little pieces and put into a mixing bowl.
Dice into pieces also the cucumbers and avocado and put into the mixing bowl with the tofu. Mix them all together gently.
Add the black bean blended paste into the mixing bowl with the tofu. Shape the mixed paste into round patty burger shapes. Set aside.
Using a non-stick pan, on high heat, add the patties, reduce heat to medium and cook until golden brown. About 5 minutes on each side.
This tofu and black bean burger is ready to be served with toasted whole-wheat burger bread buns.