Thursday, March 15, 2012

Another Success!!!

And this time it was vegan.

I've been experimenting with veggie burgers for a while now, and I have to say they haven't been that big of a hit.  I've tried all sorts of recipes, and my husband (and often myself), pretty much gave them the thumbs down.

Last week, however, I was trying to figure out what to make for dinner.  Looking in the refrigerator, pantry, freezer, etc., I found the ingredients to make an Indian-inspired veggie burger.

Unfortunately, I don't have a recipe (because I literally just grabbed stuff and whipped it together.)   The basic ingredients for the burgers were lentils, curry, cumin, mushrooms, carrots, coconut oil, scallions, and chick-pea flour thrown into the food processor and mixed until the ingredients formed a thick batter.   I coated my cast-iron skillet with oil, then formed the paste into patties and fried them up.  I served the "burgers" in whole grain pita pockets with Mango chutney and arugula.

My husband looked at my creation rather dubiously at first, but then he tasted them.   HE LOVED THEM.

Now all I have to do if figure out exactly how I made these burgers so that I can make them again.

That's the problem with cooking on the fly, if you come up with a dish that's truly worth making again, you have to remember what you did the last time.


  1. I hope you can recreate the recipe because it sounds delicious.