Tofu Burgers

Tofu Burgers

This recipe is an excellent introduction to cooking with tofu.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Yield: 8 x patties

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  • 8 3/4 oz tofu
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp sherry
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast (not bread yeast)
  • 1 medium sized onion, diced finely
  • 1 Tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1/4 cup wholewheat flour


Remove tofu from its package and stand on a sloping board for a few minutes, allowing any excess liquid to drain away.

Crumble tofu into a bowl, add garlic and onion, then the remaining ingredients.

Mix together well, then working with wet hands, divide the mixture into quarters, then eighths. Shape each portion into a 3 to 4-inch patty.

Heat a non-stick skillet; cook for 5 minutes per side, or until the burgers are golden brown.


Substitute sherry for a dash of lemon juice.

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Firm tofu is recommended for this recipe.