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The Ultimate Avocado Veggie Burger

The Ultimate Avocado Veggie Burger

Whether you choose the traditional patty with the trimmings or a new age smash-burger with gourmet toppings, be sure to top it off with avocado. Chopped, sliced or mashed, avos are the easiest way to add the ultimate touch of luxury to any burger; and not forgetting all that tasty natural goodness.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
soaking time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 50 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

For the Chickpea Burger Patties

  • 1 x 400 g can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • Salt and pepper

For the avocado Mayo

  • ¾ cup cashews
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp avocado or olive oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Burgers

  • Avocado Chickpea patties
  • Greens of choice
  • Grated carrot
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Microgreens or sunflower shoots to garnish
  • Buns of choice

Instructions
 

  • Start by making the avocado mayo: Soak the cashews in water for 2 hours.
  • Drain the cashews and add to a blender with the avocados and all other ingredients. Pulse until smooth and store in the refrigerator.
  • For the patties: preheat oven to 180°C and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the drained chickpeas and avocado in a bowl. Mash with a hand masher until the chickpeas form a rough texture.
  • Add the herbs, salt, and nutritional yeast, mix well to combine.
  • Form two patties with wet hands and transfer to the baking sheet.
  • Bake in preheated oven for about 25 minutes and flip halfway through.
  • To assemble: place the lettuce or greens of your choice on the burger buns, top with a veggie patty, grated carrot, sliced red onion, and drizzle with the avocado mayonnaise.
  • Serve garnished with micro greens or sunflower shoots.

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Keywords avocado burger, avocado lover, avocado recipe, avocados, healthy burger, Plant based burger, vegan burger

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