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Ultimate Veggie Burger

Ultimate Veggie Burger

Super moist and tasty, totally hearty and satisfying… and what’s more, these epic veggie burgers are high in fiber and flavor. Go meat-free for a night and put these winners on the menu!

1 hr total time

15 mins active time

Easy

Makes 4

Ingredients


Measurements:

For the patties:

  • 12 oz baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 onion

    coarsely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic

    coarsely chopped

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

    divided

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 15 oz can black beans

    drained and rinsed

  • ½ cup (2½ oz) raw cashews
  • ½ cup (1 oz) panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • Freshly ground black pepper

    to season

  • 4 slices mild cheddar cheese

For the burger:

  • 4 burger buns

    cut in half horizontally

  • Mayonnaise

    to serve

  • Yellow mustard

    to serve

  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 slices tomato
  • Pickles (optional)

    sliced

Instructions

  • 1Insert the wire racks into positions 7 and 4.
  • 2Slice the mushrooms and place in a bowl. Add the onion, garlic, 2 tablespoons oil and salt and toss to combine. Place in the roasting pan.
  • 3Once preheated, place the pan on rack position 4 and start the timer. When the Rotate Remind signals, spread the beans onto the pizza pan and place on rack position 7 and continue cooking.
  • 4The mushrooms should be golden. If not, give it a bit more. Remove the vegetables and beans from the oven and set aside. Transfer the beans to a plate and wipe the pan clean.
  • 5Place the cashews in the food processor and pulse to form coarse crumbs. Add the vegetables, beans and the remaining patty ingredients listed below and pulse to combine.
  • 6Grease the pizza pan with some of the remaining oil. Shape the mushroom mixture into four patties, approximately 4-inch wide and ½-inch thick. Place the patties on the pan and brush with the remaining oil.
  • 7Place the pan on rack position 4 and start Autopilot.
  • 8Patties should be browned. If not, give it a bit more.
  • 9Place a slice of cheese on each patty. Return to the oven and start the timer to melt the cheese.
  • 10Remove the wire rack from position 4. Place the buns cut side up in the air fry basket. Insert the basket into rack position 3 and start the timer.
  • 11The buns should be lightly toasted. If not, give it a bit more.
  • 12Spread a little mayonnaise and mustard over the base of each burger bun. Top with the patties, lettuce, tomato, pickles and burger bun tops and serve.