Tofu Burger

Tofu is a great source of protein and contains all nine essential amino acids. It is a good plant source of iron and calcium as well as manganese and phosphorous. In addition to this, it also contains magnesium, copper, zinc and vitamin B1. 

Tofu Burger

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


Ingredients:


  • 300 g organic firm tofu

  • 1 large organic egg

  • 70 g wholemeal breadcrumbs

  • 2 teaspoons Vegemite

  • 2 teaspoons organic cold pressed virgin olive oil

  • 4 wholemeal buns

  • couple of slices of organic cheese

  • Lettuce leaves

  • Tomatoes, sliced

  • Red onions, sliced


Method:


  1. Wrap the tofu in a clean tea towel, then squeeze and wring it out to remove the excess liquid.

  2. Place the tofu in a bowl, add the egg, the breadcrumbs and vegemite. Mix together with your hands, then shape into 4 even-sized patties.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan on medium heat and cook the patties for about 3 minutes on each side until golden.

  4. If you want to heat up your buns, put them into a warm oven for a few minutes.

  5. Slice the cheese, place on the cooked patties, reduce the heat to low, then cover and leave to melt for 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Arrange some salad leaves, tomatoe slices, onions (or any other veggies you like) on the buns, top with the patties and enjoy!