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Tofu & Burdock Root Burger with Teriyaki sauce


<Servings 4>

12 oz extra firm tofu, drained

1/2 small onion

6 inches length burdock root, peeled

1/2 carrot

1 egg

1/2 cup whole wheat or all-purpose flour + If the mixture is too watery, add more flour or panko (bread crumbs)

Salt and pepper

1/4 cup sesame oil or light olive oil (or blend these oils)

: teriyaki sauce :

3 tbsp tamari Shoyu (soy sauce)

3 tbsp maple syrup or mirin (Japanese sweet sake)

1/2 tbsp sake

1 tsp cornstarch


1. Blend tofu, burdock root, carrot, and onion in a food processor until smooth.

2. Place the tofu mixture in a medium bowl. Add the egg, flour, salt, and pepper, and mix well.

3. Heat a large pan over medium-high heat and pour in 1/4 cup oil. Drop the tofu mixture into the pan in 3 equal portions.

4. Flatten with a spatula to form patties and fry for 6-8 minutes on each side until golden.

5. Put teriyaki sauce ingredients in a small pot and simmer until thickened.

6. Serve the burger with the sauce.

Posted on May 9th, 2019

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