“Quite the tasty burger replacement, I got it from the web while looking for meat substitutes.”
READY IN:
2hrs 10mins
YIELD:
6 patties
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add 1/4 cup boiling water to the bulgur wheat in a small bowl and let it sit for about 1 hour it should bulk out to about double in size.
  2. Steam the mushrooms for 10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Separately steam the onions for about 10 minutes, or until translucent, do not combine with the mushrooms.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of water to the oats and let them soak for about 10 minutes, until soft.
  5. Drain any excess water from the bulgur wheat and oats then combine them with the steamed mushrooms, rice, cheeses, and spices in a food processor and pulse quickly 4 or 5 times until ingredients are chopped fine, but not pureed.
  6. You want a coarse texture with some identifiable chunks of grain, mushroom, and cheese.
  7. Pour the mixture into a bowl with the steamed onion and cornstarch, and mix well.
  8. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees and set a large skillet over medium/low heat.
  9. Spray the skillet with a light coating of olive oil cooking spray.
  10. Measure 1/2 cup at a time of the patty mixture into the pan and shape with a spoon into a patty.
  11. Cook the patties for 2 to 4 minutes per side, or until light brown on the surface.
  12. Arrange the patties on a lightly sprayed baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the oven.
  13. Be sure to turn them over halfway through the cooking time.
  14. You can serve the patties immediately or freeze them once they have cooled Frozen patties can be reheated by cooking in a lightly sprayed pan over medium heat, or a grill over low flame.
  15. You can also microwave for 30 seconds per side, however the pan or grill is best.

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