The Best Darn Homemade Vegan Burgers!
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Meaty and hearty Homemade Vegan Burgers with spot-on texture. These are the Best Darn Vegan Burgers! Made with simple, whole-food ingredients and packed with plant-based protein, your entire family will love these veggie burgers.
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 10 burgers
  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium size pan, sauté the onion and garlic with a splash of water until softened. Add cremini mushrooms and sauté for a couple of minutes until the mushrooms reduce in size. Add the tofu and sauté for an additional 3 minutes.
  3. Transfer the onion-mushroom-tofu mixture to a food processor. Process until the mixture turns into a thick paste (some chunks of mushroom are fine).
  4. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl. Add the brown lentils, soya sauce, ketchup, spices (cumin, cilantro/parsley, cayenne, and salt and pepper). Mix together until combined. Add the panko and mix everything together (I like to do this part with my hands). The panko acts as a binder in this recipe. See photo for texture.
  5. Shape the burgers into patties. Place on the baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes on each side (30 minutes total). Serve on a bun or lettuce with tomatoes, ketchup, mustard, and vegan cheese! Enjoy!
1) Make sure the panko is oil-free for this recipe to be oil-free. Some of the flavoured panko varieties are not vegan or oil-free.
2) Make sure to use gluten-free panko for this recipe to be gluten-free.
Recipe by Ceara's Kitchen at