Savory

Colorful Veggie Burgers

Feast your eyes and satisfy your burger craving with these savory and colorful veggie burgers!

Difficulty level: Medium
Time required: 1 hour +

INGREDIENTS:

Burger buns:

  • 25 gm fresh yeast
  • 200 ml warm water
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt (or salt of choice)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 540 gm wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp Rawnice Beetroot Powder mixed with 2 tbsp hot water
  • 1 tbsp Rawnice Butterfly Powder mixed with 2 tbsp hot water
  • 1 tbsp Rawnice Purple Sweet Potato Powder mixed with 2 tbsp hot water
  • Black sesame seeds

Veggie burgers:

  • 200 g cooked broccoli
  • 1 can chickpea
  • 2 tbsp canned corn
  • Grill spice mix
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • Fresh dill, to taste

Creamy avocado sauce:

  • 2 avocados
  • Lime juice from 1 lime
  • 50 to 100 ml of plant-based cream or yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Suggested toppings:

Sliced red onion, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, avocado, rucola and fresh thyme

Directions:

Burger buns:

  1. Combine yeast and 200 ml of warm water in a bowl. Stir to dissolve the yeast. Add sugar while stirring. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Add salt, olive oil and 360 gm of flour to the yeast mixture, stirring all the time.
  3. If you want one color only, you can now add the powder mixed with water, then stir. If you want to use more colors, add the food coloring later.
  4. Set the dough aside to rise, around 30-40 mins.
  5. Pour some flour on the table and transfer the dough from the bowl. Knead the dough by sprinkling the flour (around 180 gm). If you want multi-colored buns, divide the dough into a few parts, add the chosen color to each part and knead. Add more flour if needed.
  6. Form the buns, then put them on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. Grease the buns with olive oil on top and sprinkle black sesame seeds.
  7. Preheat oven to 185°C (with hot air function). Bake for around 25 minutes.

Veggie Burgers:

  1. In a food processor, place broccoli and chickpeas, add olive oil and blend together.
  2. Transfer into a bowl. Add corn, fresh thyme and dill, and flour – mix thoroughly.
  3. Form the burgers. Lightly coat it with some flour, then let it set in the freezer until it’s firm (about 30 minutes).
  4. Fry on medium heat, for about 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

Avocado sauce:

  1. Cut avocado into smaller chunks and place in a blender. Add lime juice and blend.
  2. Add salt, pepper, cream or yoghurt, then blend again until smooth and creamy.

Assemble your burger and serve hot with a side of fries!

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