When making juice I use a minimal amount of fruit. Given all the goodness in the veggie pulp, I decided to come up with a way to make vegan burgers from it. The fact that it has a bit of fruit makes the finished burger that much more tasty.
Juice Pulp Veggie Burgers
from Chris Pedersen
category Main Course
cuisine Healthy, Vegan
- Juicer pulp
- Quinoa flour
- Organic corn (frozen or fresh cut off the cob)
- Black beans (rinsed and drained), substitute another type of bean if desired
- BBQ sauce, hummus or tapanade (for moisture and flavor)
- Olive oil
1. Add pulp from juicer to large bowl with flat bottom. Mix enought quinoa flour through pulp to make the mixture start to stick together.
2. Mix in corn and beans.
3. Add your choice of flavor/moistening ingredient.
4. Heat skillet on medium-low heat with small amount of coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil.
5. Press pulp mixture into the bottom of the bowl and use cookie cutter or glass to cut out burgers.
6. Heat a small amount of olive oil in a pan over medium heat to brown the burgers on both sides. Remove to cool.
7. Wrap cooled burgers individually in plastic wrap. Place in sealed bag or container and freeze.
8. To cook burgers, remove from freezer and heat in toaster oven at 350° for 15-20 minutes. Adjust time if necessary.
9. Make the burgers up with your favorite condiments and enjoy.
Hurom Slow Juicer. As the name implies, it's a masticating juicer, which does a great job of squeezing the juice out of the veggies, expelling very dry pulp.
For a breakdown of the different kinds of juicers and a recommended brand for each type, visit What is the Best Juicer to Buy?