tofu burgers

Make these for next Meat Free Monday, we guarantee you won't miss the meat in this tasty number!
Tofu Burgers

Make these for next Meat Free Monday (or any day of the week!) we guarantee you won’t miss the meat in this tasty number! These tofu burgers are delicious and easy to whip up for dinner or lunch.

Makes: 6
Prep: 45 mins  Cook: 15mins


  • Extra virgin olive oil for frying
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 200g Swiss brown mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 350g firm tofu
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped basil
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups wholegrain bread crumbs*
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 1½ cups dry wholegrain bread crumbs, extra*


  1. Place 1 tablespoon of oil on a medium heated pan
  2. Add onion and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes
  3. Add mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes
  4. Leave to cool
  5. In food processor, blend 250g tofu with garlic and basil until smooth
  6. Transfer to large bowl and stir in onion mixture, egg, breadcrumbs, vinegar and sweet chilli sauce
  7. Grate the remaining tofu and fold into mixture
  8. Refrigerate for 30 minutes
  9. Shape into six burgers (more if prefer small burgers) and coat in the extra bread crumbs
  10. Cook in a frypan (coat bottom of pan with oil and cook on medium heat) or on the BBQ for 4-5 minutes each side
  11. Serve tofu burgers with salad


You can make homemade breadcrumbs by toasting bread. Place toasted bread in food processor and blitz until fine bread crumbs. 1 slice of toast makes about ½ cup breadcrumbs.

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