The Ultimate Veggie Burger

Ultimate Veggie Burger
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This Ultimate Veggie Burger tops all veggie burgers ever created. It is everything a vegetarian burger should be, piled high with fresh veggies, creamy avocado, sauce, TWO hearty black bean patties, more sauce, yam chips, roasted mushrooms and a softly toasted bun. It is hearty, crunchy, juicy, fresh, crispy – are you drooling yet? A combination of basically a salad-in-a-burger makes this burger extra special. The maple tahini dressing is the cherry on top, combining sweet and savoury together to give this burger some serious swag’. Pair it with some home-baked yam fries and a beer and you’ve got yourself the best comfort meal there is – a true North American classic!

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4.5 from 4 reviews
The Ultimate Veggie Burger
Serves: 6
  • For the patties:
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 can of cooked black beans (about 1.5 cups)
  • 1 small head of cauliflower
  • ½ bunch of cilantro
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ of a small zucchini
  • Various spices: we used a good few shakes of steak seasoning salt, cumin, garlic powder, salt, pepper and paprika.
  • 1 cup of semolina (oat flour or regular wheat flour will work too)
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • For the Tahini Sauce:
  • ¼ cup of tahini
  • 3-4 tbsp of water
  • 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp spices of your choice (we used the same as the patties)
  • Toppings:
  • Baked yams, thinly sliced
  • Roasted cauliflower
  • Fried mushrooms
  • Avocado Slices
  • Tomato slices
  • Pickles
  • Lettuce
  • Ketchup and mustard
  • Burger buns
  1. Combine the walnuts, beans, cauliflower, cilantro, celery, onion, garlic clove, zucchini and spices in a food processor until combined. In a bowl, add the semolina and sesame seeds and mix well with a spoon.
  2. Take a small fistful of the burger patty mixture and spread it thinly for each burger. Use olive oil to lightly grease a baking sheet and lay each patty flat on the sheet. They should be about the width of your pinky finger. Bake at 400F for about 15 minutes, flipping halfway. Once finished, let them cool.
  3. For the sauce, add everything to a food processor and combine. You can also use a small blender or a fork to mix the sauce.
  4. Lightly toast a burger bun. Layer in this order: bun, mustard, lettuce, two patties, baked yams, avocado, roasted cauliflower, pkcles, tomato slices, tahini sauce, ketchup, bun.
  5. Makes about 12 burger patties (about 6 burgers)


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    March 6, 2016 at 3:05 am

    I need a food processor :((( 😀
    does a normal mixer also work for this?

    February 13, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    There is a lot going on with this burger, but it sounds absolutely delicious! I love veggie burgers and trying new toppings.

  • Brooke Saward
    February 13, 2016 at 10:48 am

    Oh. My. <3 trying this ASAP!

    February 13, 2016 at 4:19 am

    Allthough this look delicious I’m too much of a meat addict haha !

    Thank you for sharing 🙂

    Kenza from

    February 12, 2016 at 11:39 pm

    This looks delicious: will definitely be trying this soon!!

    • Sisley Killam
      February 14, 2016 at 10:03 am

      Thanks Sophie, enjoy! X

    February 12, 2016 at 10:30 pm

    Wow, that made me so hungry 🙂

    February 12, 2016 at 8:56 pm

    Ok, I just died and went to veggie heaven.

    Ellie Quinn
    February 12, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    This looks and sounds amazing! Will definitely give it a try!
    And I know you’ve been veggie for ages but I love that you are keeping all these recipes vegetarian! 😀

    • Sisley Killam
      February 14, 2016 at 10:05 am

      Hi Ellie, so glad you are enjoying the recipes! Many more veggie ones to come 🙂

    February 12, 2016 at 4:17 pm

    You had me at black bean patty. It definitely looks like one needs a beer for the complete experience. // ▲ ▲

    February 12, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    This looks amazing and delicious!!!!