Cheesy Vegetable & Cashew Nut Burgers

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These burgers are very tasty and cashew nuts are a very rich source of essential vitamins like iron and zinc. They are also a good source of antioxidants.

cheesy vegetable & cashew nut burgers
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
15 minutes
Best for
Serves
4

Ingredients

  • 50g roasted cashew nuts
  • 50g white breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 50g Cheddar, grated
  • 150g sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot , grated
  • Half leek, chopped
  • 100g brown mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp honey
  • A little flour
  • Oil for frying

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Method

  1. Measure the cashew nuts into a blender of processor.
  2. Whiz until finely chopped.
  3. Add to a bowl with the breadcrumbs, thyme and Cheddar.
  4. Boil the potato in boiling water until soft. Drain.
  5. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add the onion, leek, carrot and mushrooms.
  6. Fry for 10 minutes or until soft. Add the garlic and fry for one minute.
  7. Tip into the breadcrumb mixture with the potato and honey. Mash together and season.
  8. Shape into 8 burgers. Coat in the flour, then fry in a little oil for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until golden.

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  • How do you stop it from being so wet and sloppy? Just made them and were nice but fell apart when cooked

    pinkavenger
    12 Apr 2014

  • make these tonight for my 12 month old and almost 3 year old. i followed the recipe exactly, except i left out the mushrooms. they LOVED them, which is saying a lot for the older 1, who is very picky. thank you!

    robbiejane
    01 Sep 2013

  • can you freeze these? : )x

    debsmcintyre
    10 Jul 2013