Recipes Vegan Patty with Almond Flour and Pea Protein Created by Rachel Zemser, food scientist, on behalf of the Almond Board of California Difficulty Hard Ingredients Serves: Serves 4, 112-gram patties 71g Textured Pea Vegetable Protein 70% 202g Water 72g Almond Flour 27g Olive Oil 27g Cocoa butter 7g Methyl Cellulose 22g Apple Cider Vinegar 3g Freeze Dried Onion Pieces 4g Red Beet Juice Powder 3g Freeze Dried Garlic Pieces 4g Yeast Powder 4g Psyllium Husk 2g Salt Preparation In a large bowl, hydrate the textured pea vegetable protein by adding water; let stand for about 15 minutes. Add all other ingredients into the textured protein mixture. Mix well until it has the appearance of ground raw meat. Cover the bowl and chill in the refrigerator until slightly firm in the center, about an hour. Weigh out a 90 to 112gram (1/4 lb) portion to create one patty (approx. 2cm/0.8-inch-deep,11cm/4.3 diameter) using a hamburger press or by hand. Pan or oven fry the patty on medium until crispy on the outside and moist but cooked appearance on the inside. Refrigerate leftover patties for up to 7 days or freeze and use within 6 months. Nutritional Info Per Serving NAME AMOUNT Calories 320 Total Fat: 24g Saturated Fat 6g Sodium 340mg Total Carbohydrate 11g Dietary Fiber 3g Total Sugars 1g Protein 17g Calcium 120 mg Iron 3mg Potassium 194mg Recipe Notes Serving size for Nutrition Facts is one burger For a higher-protein patty, swap the almond flour for almond protein powder (defatted almond flour). For manufacturers, option to add additional spices for added flavor, such as liquid smoke, dried herbs and spices. For foodservice and fresh applications, option to add in fresh thinly sliced vegetables like carrots and zucchini fore color and flavor. When doing so, be sure to reduce water by percentage of fresh veggies added to ensure patty does not become overly moist. Mixture can be made into different shapes or sizes. Roll mixture into meatballs or cook as ground mixture and add into your favorite sauce. Did you know? In addition to almonds being a delicious ingredient in our recipes they’re also heart healthy, gut healthy, and full of vitamins and nutrients - explore Health & Nutrition to learn more. Not only that, almond farmers are dedicated to sustainability - find out how they’re Growing Good.