Mexican Veggie Burgers

Watch out, this is a feisty beast with no meat in sight. 

Who says you need meat to pack a punch in the burger world?

Not me!

Mexican Veggie Burgers

This mean, Mexican spiced, Veggie Burger will give the regular old burger a good grilling!

Mexican Veggie Burgers

With it’s mean kick of fajita seasoning & Mexican accompaniments it will leave you slightly loco!

What You Need:

200g frozen spinach

200g chick peas, canned, drained

200g kidney beans, canned, drained

Large handful of coriander

1.5-2 tablespoons homemade fajita seasoning

75g plain flour + extra for coating

Any accompaniments you desire:

Homemade Salsa

Tortilla chips

Avocado Slices

Onion Rings

Brioche Buns

Lettuce

Gerkins

Ketchup/Sour Cream/Mayo

Sweet Potato Fries

 

What To Do:

Preheat your oven to 180C.

Put the spinach, chick peas, kidney beans, coriander, fajita seasoning & flour into a food processor…..

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Blitz up for a few minutes to form a paste. You may need to jiggle the food processor to get the beans etc moving initially.

Mexican Veggie Burgers

Divide the mixture into 4 equal sized burger patties, then place on a floured plate and coat with a layer of flour. Return to the freezer for a few minutes to firm up again. Mexican Veggie Burger PattiesOnce ready, heat up some oil in a frying pan and fry the patties for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.Mexican Veggie Burger FryingThen place the burgers onto a baking tray and pop into the oven for 9-10 minutes.

This leaves plenty of time to prepare the extras and plate up!

I’ve gone for lettuce, homemade salsa, avocado slices, gerkins, onion rings and ketchup all squidged into a brioche bun. Mexican Veggie Burgers

With some sneaky tortilla chips hiding in the background!Mexican Veggie Burgers Arriba Arriba!

A delicious Mexican (healthy ish) dinner is ready in no time at all!Mexican Veggie Burgers I may have added a slice of cheese after taking these pictures! I just couldn’t resist!

It finished it off a treat!Mexican Veggie Burgers Mexican Veggie Burgers

 

Now excuse me but hands off, this is Nacho burger it’s MINE!

UPDATE If you want even more spice just add more of the fajita seasoning to the paste mix!

 

 

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