Cheat Days / Homemade and Homemade

Vegetarian Burger


2 multi seed burger buns

The Burger Patty

70g sunflower seeds

2 tbsp gram flour

200g cooked mung beans

50g fresh shiitake mushrooms roughly chopped

2 tbsp coriander

½ onion peeled and diced

2 garlic cloves

1 tbsp ginger

Salt and black pepper

1 tbsp avocado oil

Sambal Dressing

3–4 tbsp Low fat plain yogurt

Juice of ½ lime

1–2 tbsp sambal

Pinch of sea salt (optional to taste)

1 gem Lettuce

1 red onion

1 beef tomato


Dry fry the sunflower seeds and gram flour for 1–2 minutes on a low-medium heat. Add the rest of ‘The Burger Patty’ ingredients and blitz well in a food processor until a paste has formed. Next shape the blitzed up ingredients into 2 burger patty shapes ready to fry.

Mix all the “Sambal Dressing” together in a small bowl.

Slice the red onion, and tomato and pick a few lettuce leaves off.


Heat 1–2 tbsp of avocado oil in a frying pan to a medium heat and carefully place the burger patties into the hot oil. Pan fry on one side for 4–5 minutes and then turn and pan fry the other side. Serve in a toasted multi seed burger bun along with some lettuce leaves, sliced tomatoes and a generous dollop of sambal dressing.