Vegan Tofu and Vegetable Burger

The Vegan Tofu and Vegetable Burger is a delightful and nutritious creation that beautifully combines the heartiness of tofu with the freshness of assorted vegetables.

This burger is not just for vegans; it’s a treat for anyone looking to enjoy a lighter, yet satisfying meal, packed with flavors and textures.


For the Tofu Patties:

  • 200g firm tofu, pressed and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chickpea flour (or any flour of your choice)

For the Vegetable Toppings:

  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • A handful of fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Additional Ingredients:

  • 4 whole wheat or gluten-free burger buns, toasted
  • Vegan mayo or any sauce of your choice
  • Olive oil for grilling


Preparing the Tofu Patties:

  1. In a bowl, combine the crumbled tofu, soy sauce, smoked paprika, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix well until all ingredients are incorporated.
  3. Add the chickpea flour and mix again to bind the mixture.
  4. Form the mixture into 4 patties.
  5. Heat a bit of olive oil in a pan over medium heat and cook each patty for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and firm.

Grilling the Vegetables:

  1. Brush the sliced vegetables (bell pepper, zucchini, and carrot) with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Grill the vegetables for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until tender and grill marks appear.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread a generous amount of vegan mayo (or sauce of your choice) on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Lay a few spinach leaves, followed by the grilled tofu patty.
  3. Top with grilled vegetables, avocado slices, and more fresh spinach.
  4. Cap with the top half of the bun.


  • Serve immediately with a side of baked sweet potato wedges or a vibrant garden salad.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes


  • 4 delicious burgers


The Vegan Tofu and Vegetable Burger is a symphony of flavors and textures that come together to create a culinary masterpiece. The tofu patty serves as a firm, savory base, enriched with the smoky sweetness of paprika and the umami of soy sauce.

Grilled bell peppers and zucchini bring a slight char and succulence, while julienned carrots add a sweet crunch. Fresh spinach leaves and creamy avocado slices introduce a layer of freshness and richness, elevating the burger to new heights.

Encased in a warm, toasted bun, each bite of this burger is a journey through a garden of delights, leaving you satisfied yet craving more. This is not just a meal; it’s an experience, perfect for those seeking to indulge in the art of plant-based cuisine.

Enjoy the burst of flavors, the medley of textures, and the satisfaction of a burger done right, the vegan way.