Brown Rice Vegetarian Burger

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  • 6 servings ServingsServings


  • 1 cup:chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons:minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon:olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons:chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 cups:cooked brown rice
  • 1/3 cup:cashews
  • 1/3 cup:walnuts
  • 1/3 cup:almonds
  • 1/3 cup:sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup:tamari soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup:tahini



  1. In a frying pan, saute onions and garlic in the olive oil. When onions are translucent, add the basil and mix well. Add the mixture to the cooked rice. Lightly toast nuts in frying pan and allow to cool.
  2. In a blender or food processor, grind all the nuts and sunflower seeds until coarsely ground. Add to the rice mixture with the tamari sauce and tahini.
  3. Shape into patties. To cook, brown in a nonstick pan on medium heat in olive oil. Veggie burgers should be served in pita bread or burger buns with your favorite accompaniments.
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