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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
  1. In a large bowl, hydrate the textured pea vegetable protein by adding water; let stand for about 15 minutes.
  2. Add all other ingredients into the textured protein mixture.
  3. Mix well until it has the appearance of ground raw meat.
  4. Cover the bowl and chill in the refrigerator until slightly firm in the center, about an hour.
  5. 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.
  6. 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
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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.