This Chocho Burger recipe is a surprising edition to your backyard BBQs. It's a great way to incorporate Mikuna Chocho Superfood Protein into a savory dish that the whole family can enjoy. They are vegan and can be made gluten-free. Serve it up with your favorite toppings and enjoy!
3/4 cup of Mikuna Superfood Protein in Pure Chocho
2 tbsp avocado oil
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 small white or yellow onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
3 green onions, chopped
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp of paprika
1 tsp of cayenne pepper
½ tsp chili powder
1 cup diced mushrooms
½ cup water
1 cup cooked and drained black beans
1 teaspoon fresh parsley, minced
Kosher salt (add to taste)
Freshly ground black pepper (add to taste)
6 vegan or gluten-free buns (or both!)
Garnish with red onions, tomato, avocado, romaine lettuce or spinach
[Yields six ½ in thick patties]
Instructions for preparing the patties:
Add 1 tablespoon of avocado oil to a skillet over medium heat. Sauté diced onion and minced garlic until the onion is soft.
Add green onions, 1/2 tsp cumin, 1 tbsp of soy sauce, and mushrooms to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the mushrooms are browned. Set mushroom and onion mixture aside.
Mash the cooked black beans and set aside. Mix water and Pure Chocho in a bowl, and then add mashed beans. Mix until fully combined.
Add mushroom and onion mix to the bean and Chocho mix with 1/2 tsp cumin, 1 tsp of paprika, 1 tsp of cayenne pepper, ½ tsp chili powder, salt, ground pepper, and fresh parsley. Mix well until fully combined and ingredients are evenly distributed throughout mixture.
Shape into patties about 1/2 inch thick and wrap in parchment. Place in freezer or fridge for 20-30 minutes or until patties are firm.
Instructions for cooking the patties:
On medium heat in a skillet or on a grill, use the remaining tablespoon of avocado oil and cook each patty for 5-10 minutes on each side (or until brown with a crusty outside).
Place patty on a vegan or gluten-free (or both!) bun and garnish with red onions, tomato, avocado, romaine lettuce or spinach.