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Mushroom & Rice Burger

35 min



If you have any leftover rice, this recipe is a great way to use it up. We also love batch-making this recipe! We enjoy a couple of burger patties the night they're made, and we freeze the rest. It makes for a speedy dinner when you're short on time.



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Burger patties

  • 2 Tbsp (14 g)
    ground flaxseeds
  • ¼ cup (60 mL)
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL)
    vegetable oil, plus extra for frying
  • 2
    medium onions, diced
  • 2
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 4.9 oz (140 g)
    button mushrooms, minced
  • ⅓ cup (29 g)
    raw walnuts, minced
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL)
  • ½ Tbsp (3 g)
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp (2 g)
    ground coriander (optional)
  • 1½ cups (270 g)
    cooked brown lentils
  • 1 cup (195 g)
    cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup (108 g)
  • 1 Tbsp (2 g)
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL)
  • 1 pinch
    ground black pepper


  • 6
    burger buns
  • 1 cup (20 g)
  • 2
    avocados, sliced
  • 2
    medium tomatoes, sliced

Optional toppings

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  1. Add the ground flaxseeds and water to a large bowl, mix, and set aside.
  2. Add the oil to a sauté pan on high heat. When hot, add the onions and garlic and sauté until lightly golden, about 5 minutes.
  3. Then add the mushroom and walnuts, and cook until most of the moisture has evaporated, which takes about 5 - 8 minutes.
  4. Add the soy sauce, cumin, and coriander and continue to cook until all the moisture is evaporated. Remove the pan from the heat.
  5. Add the lentils to the same bowl as the flaxseeds and mash as best you can using an immersion blender, potato masher, or fork.
  6. Transfer the cooked mushroom mixture to the bowl, along with the remaining patty ingredients. Using your hands, mix well and then form into burger patties.
  7. Heat up a bit of oil in a large pan on medium heat. Cook the patties until golden on each side, about 2 - 3 minutes per side.
  8. When the patties are ready, assemble your burger, and enjoy!


  • Keep the patties in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • Store well sealed in the freezer separated by pieces of parchment paper for up to 1 month.

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Grains & Starches 59%

cooked brown rice


burger bun

Proteins 9%

ground flaxseeds

raw walnuts

cooked brown lentils

nutritional yeast flakes

Fruits & Veggies 32%

medium onion

clove garlic

button mushrooms



medium tomato

No significant sources of calcium

ground flaxseeds

vegetable oil

raw walnuts


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Maryan - July 14, 2024, 1:52 a.m.

Sadia, you have changed my meal prep life! This recipe is a project for sure but so worth it because I have 7 days a worth of a healthy vegan patty. You are so appreciated!!

Audrey - May 30, 2024, 3:40 a.m.

One of the best burger recipes :)

Lily Wu - May 28, 2024, 6:46 a.m.

One of the best veg patty! moist and stays together very well. One question I had was, when do I put in the flax meal mix? I threw it in at the end but didn’t see the instructions for it.

Definitely will make again and love that it’s freeze friendly. Going to experiments with other replacements as well… the lentil is amazing. Might try turning it into veg meat balls too.

PUL Team - May 28, 2024, 9:57 p.m.

Hey there, Lily, thanks for sharing your experience with the recipe. We add the lentils to the flaxseed bowl in step five, and then add the cooked mushroom mixture to the flaxseed bowl in step six. We hope this helps for now and happy cooking 🤗

Lily Wu - May 29, 2024, 12:08 a.m.

Oh yes - Thank you!!!!

Kathy - May 2, 2024, 9:08 p.m.

It was delicious because we also made the avocado to guacamole. But I think the patty could use a little more spice.

Clariasa - March 12, 2024, 2:53 a.m.

Amazing. Used quinoa instead of rice and it worked brilliantly! Going to triple batch next time and freeze.

Annie St-Amour - March 9, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

We use this recipe as patties, of course, but crumbled it makes a delicious taco filling!

Michelle Kooi - Jan. 9, 2024, 5:35 p.m.

I love the flavor! We made this with 2 swaps, I used quinoa instead of rice and fennel seeds as a coriander replacement since I didn't have any on hand. This was yummy. If your want to skip the forming into burgers part, we used this as a base for making bowls. It worked just as well!

PUL Team - Jan. 9, 2024, 10:47 p.m.

Ooo thanks for taking the time to share this, Michelle! It's so appreciated ☺️

Momo - Jan. 1, 2024, 1:10 a.m.

Made it a lot ! A must ! Thanks

Carmen - Dec. 20, 2023, 11:05 p.m.

I loved this plant based burger! Every time I make them they turn out as expected. Very flavorful and worth the time on making them. Btw, I loved every recipe I have tried so far. Thank you guys! From Kentucky, USA.

PUL Team - Dec. 21, 2023, 7:50 p.m.

So thrilled you're enjoying the recipes, Carmen! Sending lots of love to Kentucky 💛

Maggie - Nov. 10, 2023, 11:08 p.m.

This veggie patty was so flavorful and seems so nutritionally balanced, with the complete protein combo of lentils and rice. The walnuts are essential for a lovely crunch. I let it sit for a half hour in the fridge so the breadcrumbs could absorb any moisture. It's definitely a project but well worth the effort. I love that I could taste the mix all along the process in case I wanted to adjust the flavor. I'm not vegan but feel super inspired by your wonderful recipe!

PUL Team - Nov. 11, 2023, 11:04 p.m.

Thanks a bunch for taking the time to share your experience with the burger, Maggie! It's so appreciated. We're excited to continue our culinary journey together 🤗

Bhavya P - Oct. 2, 2023, 3:31 a.m.

Loved it! ❤️ Quick question, Is that okay if i replace brown rice with Bulgur ?

PUL Team - Oct. 3, 2023, 4:24 a.m.

Hey Bhavya, so happy the burger was enjoyed 🥰 we haven't tried this one with Bulgur but imagine you could. If you end up giving it a try and find the patties too wet to stick together you could add more oats, breadcrumbs, flour, ground nuts or more ground flaxseeds 🤗

Alyssa - Sept. 30, 2023, 12:21 a.m.

My burger turned out very wet, any reasoning why?

PUL Team - Sept. 30, 2023, 4:25 p.m.

Hey Alyssa, were the ingredients and portion sizes followed? If so, we suspect there was extra moisture lingering in the mushrooms. Mushrooms have quite a high water content so cooking them until most of the moisture has evaporated helps avoid too much from getting into the patty mixture. If you're finding the patties too wet to stick together after cooking the mushrooms, adding oats, breadcrumbs, flour, ground nuts or more ground flaxseed could help 🙂

Alyssa - Sept. 30, 2023, 6:21 p.m.

I noticed in the video your flax and lentil mixture was thick, mine was not. I did not used canned lentils could that be it?

PUL Team - Oct. 1, 2023, 3:41 a.m.

Hey Alyssa, it's possible that the flax mixture needed more time to thicken or the dried lentils were overcooked. We'd recommend cooking dried lentils until they are tender but not overly mushy. This can help achieve a thicker consistency for the mixture and result in a burger that holds together better if you give the recipe another try 🤗

Barb - July 15, 2023, 6:36 a.m.

A bit of a fiddle (all veggie patties are though) but well worth it. One of the nicest veggie burgers I’ve had!

Athina - July 14, 2023, 12:25 p.m.

Sooo tasty! Loved them! I have to say, any time I want a delicious recipe that I am sure will be a success, I end up at the PUL website. Everything is so well-written and the results are always 5-star-worthy. Thank you for all your work!

PUL Team - July 14, 2023, 3:27 p.m.

Oh we're so thrilled to hear, Athina, thank YOU ✨🤗

Martunia - May 17, 2023, 4:17 p.m.

Made these last night for friends that came over and I'm pleased to say everyone enjoyed them very much 😀 great recipe, the patties came put perfect. Definitely saving this one 😋

PUL Team - May 17, 2023, 4:40 p.m.

Woohoo! So happy to hear, Martunia, thank you 🤗

Karen - March 13, 2023, 7:23 p.m.

These are delicious patties. The absolute best I have ever made.

I am curious about the salt content per pattie. It seems a bit high based on one serving.Would you be able to tell me which ingredients cause this. The soy sauce and ketchup is minimal for an entire batch.

PUL Team - March 16, 2023, 12:36 a.m.

Hey Karen, thanks for the kind words and question! We've gone into our system and fixed our breadcrumb file which may have been overinflating the sodium amount. Aside from breadcrumbs, the soy sauce, ketchup, and burger buns also have sodium which can add up. For example, one teaspoon of sodium-reduced soy sauce still has around 190 mg of sodium 🙂

Karen - May 17, 2023, 10:51 p.m.

Thank you

Solina - Feb. 17, 2023, 10:18 a.m.

Omg best veg burger patties ever! These were so good, we devoured them!

Jeanelle - Feb. 7, 2023, 8:06 p.m.

delicious...a simply delicious burger.

Liem - Jan. 18, 2023, 6:34 p.m.

So good!

Cako - Jan. 11, 2023, 7:45 p.m.

Loved these burgers! Juicy and delicious. My partner and I really enjoyed making and eating them. Freeze great, but definitely recommend eating one hot off the pan!

PUL Team - Jan. 13, 2023, 7:10 p.m.

Thanks for taking the time to share, Cako, it means so much!

Nikki - Nov. 17, 2022, 3:25 p.m.

These burgers are absolutely delicious!! I’m not vegan, but I DEFINITIVELY prefer these mushroom burgers than the traditional ones. Sadia is right, you cannot skip the Sriracha mayo! It amazing!

PUL Team - Nov. 19, 2022, 5:57 p.m.

So thrilled to hear, Nikki, such a big compliment! Thank you :)

Suzi Lahlah - Oct. 24, 2022, 6:10 a.m.

These are so delicious. I put the patty on top of a salad instead of making a burger as part of my meal prep. It’s so filling and tasty. Thank you so much for this recipe

PUL Team - Oct. 25, 2022, 6:50 a.m.

We're so happy it was enjoyed, Suzi 🙂

Maria del Mar - Oct. 6, 2022, 8:53 a.m.

I made these burgers two days ago for lunch and they turned out suuper delicious. Even my niece of 2 years tried some and liked them. I think the mushrooms add such a nice flavour. I will definitly make these burgers again.

PUL Team - Oct. 6, 2022, 6:43 p.m.

Woohoo! So thrilled to hear, Maria del Mar, thank you 😃

Daphni - Sept. 17, 2022, 7:57 p.m.

Delicious and super freeze-friendly!

Mennan - Sept. 14, 2022, 2:05 p.m.

Such a fantastic recipe. Me and my husband enjoyed our dinner so much like little kids. I used ingredients for 4 patties, but ended up having 6. I put the rest in the freezer, can't wait for the next time I eat this delicious recipe again. Thank you so much!

PUL Team - Sept. 15, 2022, 7:20 p.m.

It means so much, Mennan, thanks a bunch 🤩

Matt - Sept. 5, 2022, 9:07 p.m.

Wait to add your garlic until the onions are 1 or 2 minutes from being done. Over toasted garlic will sour an entire dish. These burgers squish out but taste good.

PUL Team - Sept. 7, 2022, 7:40 a.m.

Hey Matt, thanks for the feedback 🙂 Mashing the lentils suuuper well and making sure the rice and mushrooms are added as directed are what we find helps these patties not squish too much, so those may be some areas to consider!

Katia - Aug. 22, 2022, 12:31 a.m.

Love this recipe! Have made it about 3 times and both my husband and I love it.

PUL Team - Aug. 23, 2022, 5:42 p.m.

Woop woop! So happy to hear, Katia, thank you 🙂

Jazming - July 18, 2022, 7:03 p.m.

This has become my go-to when having guests over. They're so satisfying that even my most wary of vegan meal guests loves them. Everyone asks for the recipe. Thanks for this one!

PUL Team - July 18, 2022, 10:58 p.m.

Oh we're so happy to hear it's being enjoyed with guests, Jazming, it means so much!

Florence - July 17, 2022, 9:52 p.m.

Incredible taste! ❤️❤️

Barbara Acuna - July 8, 2022, 9:49 p.m.

They tasted ok but did not hold together like the demo. Mine Must have had too much liquid.

PUL Team - July 9, 2022, 2:27 a.m.

Hey there, Barbara, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with it. Were the ingredients and portion sizes followed? If so, we suspect there may have been some extra moisture lingering in the mushrooms. Mushrooms have quite a high water content so cooking them until most of the moisture has evaporated helps avoid too much from getting into the patty mixture. We hope this helps for now 🙂

Barbara Acuna - July 9, 2022, 5:04 a.m.

I’ll try it again, watching closely to make sure the water has evaporated. The vegan mayo with Sriracha sauce was perfect for this.

I love your show and make a lot of your Recipes. I’ve only been vegan for about three months and I really enjoy your cooking show.

PUL Team - July 9, 2022, 9:20 p.m.

Aw love the mayo pairing, and thank you for the kind words, Barbara! Just in case you're finding the patties too wet to stick together, adding oats, breadcrumbs, flour, ground nuts or more ground flaxseed could help 🙂

Joanne - June 10, 2022, 1:17 p.m.

This is my favorite burger!

Agathe - June 6, 2022, 7:41 p.m.

Hi Pul ! it's me again, i bought some breadcrumbs because i felt like it would be so much better than flour in these patties and i made the recipe (just forgot the ketchup part, whoops 😫 )...but i still know that I can make any pick up limes recipe and I know what it will be good anyway. Your recipes are so innovative and inspiring!!
My parents and brother loved it so much !! ( even if they're meat eaters 😛)

PUL Team - June 6, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

Thanks a bunch for the update, Agathe! We're so thrilled the burgers and other PUL recipes are being enjoyed. It means so much 💛

Agathe - June 6, 2022, 11:37 a.m.

Hello PUL ! I've got a question : can I substitute the rice for an other ingredient ?? maybe by adding more lentils ?
And add flour instead of breadcrumbs ( cause I don't have that on hand ) Will my patties still be good ?

PUL Team - June 6, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

Hey there, Agathe, did you already give it a try? The rice helps the patties stick together so we're not confident in recommending an alternative. Rolled oats may work better as a substitute for bread crumbs in this one since they have more texture than flour. If you do experiment with either though and you're finding the patties aren't sticky enough, adding oats or ground flaxseeds gelled in water could help. Do let us know if you experiment with it 😃

Lea - July 2, 2022, 9:05 p.m.

Hey PUL :) I made the burgers for the first time today and substituted the bread crumbs for the same amount of rolled oats. It worked just fine!

Gabby - May 17, 2022, 10:39 p.m.

I do not have mushrooms at home is there a substitute for it? Thanks in advance.

PUL Team - May 18, 2022, 4:27 a.m.

Hey Gabby, we haven't tested it out so we can't say with absolute certainty. Perhaps eggplant, lentils, beans, quinoa, shredded carrot, or potato are some alternative ideas. The burger may have a slightly different texture and taste if experimenting with these. Just in case you're interested and haven't already seen it, we have a bean and oat-based burger patty here:…. We hope to share more burger recipes soon as well. Do let us know how it goes if you test it out 😃

Anna - April 1, 2022, 8:53 p.m.

The best vegan burger patty I've tried so far. It's not only the taste that is great, but also the texture which is absolutely amazing. Thank you!!

PUL Team - April 2, 2022, 4:43 a.m.

Oh it means so much, Anna, thank YOU ✨

Anna - April 1, 2022, 8:53 p.m.

The best vegan burger patty I've tried so far. It's not only the taste that is great, but also the texture which is absolutely amazing. Thank you!!

Annexus - March 21, 2022, 9:31 a.m.

I don’t have lentils, can I use millet in place of it or the rice?

PUL Team - March 23, 2022, 3:03 a.m.

Hey Annexus! Beans work well as a substitute for lentils in this one since they give a bit of a mushier texture. We suspect millet or rice would still work nicely if desired though. The texture of the burger will just change a tad 😊

Don & Kristen - March 1, 2022, 3:02 a.m.

We made these for dinner this evening - along with the Seaweed Baked Fries (with Hoisin Mayo). SO delicious! And the recipe makes a lot of burgers so we have leftovers this week and several in the freezer. We highly recommend this! We didn’t make any substitutions & they turned out great. Thanks!

PUL Team - March 1, 2022, 5:35 a.m.

Mmm love that pairing, Don & Kristen! We're so glad the recipes were enjoyed 🤗

Kelly - Feb. 27, 2022, 2:01 p.m.

This is my first time making a burger. It came out amazing and I am encouraged to try more vegan recipes, thanks you so much!

PUL Team - Feb. 28, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

Woohoo - we appreciate it so much, Kelly! Happy cooking 🤗

Sue - Feb. 24, 2022, 1:02 a.m.

Love these burgers!! I substitute the lentils with a pouch of black refried beans because that's what I had and they were amazing! I realized as I was shaping the last patty that I had forgotten the ketchup, but they still were really good. I'll definitely be keeping these stocked in my freezer!

PUL Team - Feb. 24, 2022, 9:47 p.m.

We're so thrilled the burgers were enjoyed, Sue, it means so much 😃

Alesha D. - Jan. 18, 2022, 5:16 p.m.

Do you adjust cooking method/time in any way when they are frozen? Should I thaw them first? Thanks!

PUL Team - Jan. 19, 2022, 6:21 p.m.

Hey Alesha - lovely questions! You can thaw the patties in the fridge or on the counter briefly before cooking. We recommend cooking them with vegetable oil on medium heat until golden on each side, which remains a few minutes per side. You can add a bit more oil if you need to as well. We hope this helps for now 😊

Sadia - Jan. 9, 2022, 9:29 a.m.


BB - Jan. 4, 2022, 2:02 a.m.

These turned out delicious! Thanks for a great recipe

Debra - Oct. 27, 2021, 8:13 a.m.

Oh my goodness, the new website is amazing!!!
Well done to Sadia and the PUL team.
I can't wait to try this recipe.
thank you all so much
Your recipes are reaching far and wide
Debra, Sydney, Australia

PUL Team - Oct. 29, 2021, 4:52 a.m.

Aw Debra, you're too kind, thank you for the kind words and support! Hugs to Australia 🤗

prathyusha sadu - Oct. 23, 2021, 5:23 p.m.

One the best burgers I have tried. Thank you for the recipe.

Viktoriia - Oct. 18, 2021, 4:57 p.m.

Those are simply the best burgers! I have made them already many times, always as a batch and freeze some for later. Also, I enjoy these patties not just as burgers, but simply with some sides, and it makes a balanced and delicious meal. I grew up in Ukraine, and one of our traditional meals is to have a meat patty with some side (often buckwheat), since I have stop eating meat for the past 4 years, I was so happy to discover this patties recipes, as although the ingredient list is totally different, somehow the texture and flavour kind of resembles my mum's patties :D and they go great with the buckwheat as a side.

PUL Team - Oct. 19, 2021, 3:38 a.m.

Oh, Viktoriia, we're smiling from ear to ear! So gappy the burgers were enjoyed and love the connection to your mums recipe 🤗

Florence - Oct. 9, 2021, 3:40 a.m.

I've done this recipe over and over!! So good, versatile, easy and healthy ❤️

Dimitra - Oct. 5, 2021, 11:14 p.m.

hey! I was wondering if this recipe works with basmati rice and oats instead of breadcrumbs?

PUL Team - Oct. 6, 2021, 4:07 a.m.

Hey there, Dimitra 😊 We haven't given both a try at the same time, but we imagine basmati rice in place of brown rice and oats in place of breadcrumbs would work. If you're finding the patties aren't sticky enough, adding more oats or ground flaxseeds gelled in water should help. Do let us know if you experiment with it!

Antonia - Oct. 4, 2021, 8:27 p.m.

These are absolutely delicious!!!! Amazing truly! Thank you! I have been sharing these recipe with everyone I know that likes a non-meat burger!

PUL Team - Oct. 4, 2021, 9:11 p.m.

Aw we appreciate it so much, Antonia, thank you!

dolargroup - Sept. 21, 2021, 11:53 a.m.

Your Recipes are so well written and reliable.. The Burger was wonderful, we are manufacturing bread slicer, Deck Over, Food Warmer, Pizza Oven etc., for further details

Anna - Sept. 11, 2021, 1:43 p.m.

Hey PUL folks! Thank you so much for your help re: wild rice. <3 I did make this recipe and found that the patties were soggy and didn't really cook through and hold together. HOWEVER, the flavor was fantastic, my friend was obsessed and they can't wait to make it for their family, and together we came up with a few ideas for a fix!

I actually don't know if it was related to the wild rice -- do you think it may have been? I think there was too much moisture for two other reasons: I cooked the lentils until they were mushy (I thought that would be preferable, since you mush them up anyway, but I believe I was wrong oops). And we used gluten-free bread crumbs because my friend is allergic to wheat, but they pointed out that gluten-free bread doesn't soak up moisture as well as glutinous bread -- just because of the ingredients used, like seeds and different kinds of starches.

SO! We're going to try again with firmer cooked lentils and more breadcrumbs; I'm also going to reduce the number of onions because they were a bit overwhelming, and make sure to cook down the onion/mushroom mixture verrrrry thoroughly. Maybe we should do it with brown rice, too, although I love the flavor of wild rice so I may go for the mix. I will report back yet again! <3 Thanks again, team!

PUL Team - Sept. 12, 2021, 4:46 a.m.

Hey Anna, super happy to hear you guys enjoyed the flavour of the patties! With regards to the texture, for sure, cooking the lentils until fully cooked, but not too mushy, should help. Another thing that might help is making sure you cook the mushrooms until they dry out quite a bit. Otherwise, the mushrooms can also have a lot of moisture held in them that can make the patties feel wet. I personally don't think gluten-free breadcrumbs should be an issue, so feel free to use that again if you'd like. With that said, you can always add a bit more breadcrumbs than a recipe calls for if you find the mixture is still too wet. It's something we do often as well. It's an easy ingredient to add a bit more of until you reach a consistency that's easy to work with. I hope this helps for now, and all the best for when you try them out again 😊

Maria - Sept. 9, 2021, 2:13 a.m.

This was my first time making my own burger patties, and I'm so happy that these turned out well! I used brown rice, yellow onion, cremini mushrooms, and black beans (grateful for all the swap options) and they were delicious.

PUL Team - Sept. 11, 2021, 3:33 a.m.

Mm sounds so delicious! Thanks for sharing, Maria 🙂

Beth - Aug. 21, 2021, 8:43 p.m.

These are called wild rice and mushroom burgers, but wild rice isn't listed as one of the ingredients. I'm confused.

PUL Team - Aug. 24, 2021, 5:59 p.m.

Hey Beth, you're brilliant! Thanks for catching that and bringing it to our attention. We used a mix of wild rice and brown rice (as seen in the video under the recipe directions) but we only included brown rice in the ingredient list as we thought it'd be more accessible to most people. Indeed, that makes the title confusing though, so we've now updated it thanks to your feedback 🙏 your feedback is much appreciated, Beth, thank you!

Anna - Sept. 1, 2021, 11:11 a.m.

Psst PUL Team, I actually got confused the other way, because I had remembered this as being made with wild rice, cooked a pot of wild rice, and then showed up to this page and was like "wait.... am I misremembering or did I just get gaslighted...??" Haha of course I'm teasing <3 but it did give me pause. Maybe add wild rice as an option with brown rice in the ingredients list? Also, if I had never seen this before, I feel like the header and subtitle would make me think I could use leftover white rice (although maybe they can! in which case never mind me!)

ANYWAY I am super super excited to try this recipe tomorrow and will report back <3

PUL Team - Sept. 2, 2021, 12:48 a.m.

Thanks for the feedback, Anna 😊 Sure thing, we've just added it as a list of potential substitutes, thanks for the suggestion! Just a heads up, though, that using solely wild rice might result in patties that don't bind together as easily. When wild rice is cooked, it's quite a bit more firm than brown rice. The stickiness of brown or white rice helps keep the patties together a bit better. Curious if you tried it out and what you thought of the patties with the wild rice? 🤓

Sarah - Aug. 7, 2021, 10:15 p.m.

Hi! Do you think these could be cooked on a grill instead of on the stove? Very excited to give them a try! :)

PUL Team - Aug. 8, 2021, 10:07 p.m.

Hi, Sarah! We haven't tested it out, but the patty mixture holds together nicely for this one so we imagine they'd grill well. Do let us know if you give it a try 😃

Sarah - Aug. 20, 2021, 4:42 a.m.

Hello again! We did end up grilling these, and they turned out AMAZING. You were right about the mixture; it held up really well and was a breeze to work with. We didn't even need to brush them with oil before throwing them on the grill.

But beyond their supreme grill-ability, these are the BEST burgers I have made in my nearly ten years of veganism. Such good flavor! Such good texture! We'll definitely make them again and again. Thanks for the recipe!

PUL Team - Aug. 23, 2021, 9:01 p.m.

Thanks a bunch for the update, Sarah! We're so glad the patties were enjoyed 😃

Ray - July 31, 2021, 11:24 p.m.

This recipe is seriously amazing, I don't even know where to begin. The flavor was everything that I was hoping for.
And they truly are the perfect quick Dinner.

PUL Team - Aug. 4, 2021, 5:03 a.m.

Super thrilled to hear, Ray, thank you!

Luna - July 27, 2021, 2:27 p.m.

It does take up a lot of time (perhaps because I'm not familiar to the recipe), but the crunch from the nuts und the rich flavours of the spices are incredible!

PUL Team - July 29, 2021, 1:27 a.m.

Hi Luna! Indeed we find that the burgers are quicker when we're familar with the steps and able to prepare ingredients as others are cooking as outlined in the steps. So happy you enjoyed them😍

Evan - July 24, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

Best vegan burgers I have personally ever had. My mom actually made these for me and said they were a very involved recipe, BUT they are the best I’ve ever had. I mean this as a good thing but they gave me a VERY mcdonalds like burger flavor

PUL Team - July 26, 2021, 12:12 a.m.

Thank you for taking the time to share the review, Evan! We're glad the burger was enjoyed 😃

Arah - July 24, 2021, 1:35 p.m.

My go-to burger recipe! Comes out perfect each time. This week I topped ours with some guacamole. Definitely recommend!

Meen - July 23, 2021, 7:39 p.m.

I batch make these patties every 3 weeks! Me and hubby are forever obsessed! Not just for burgers, but also wonderful with some rice or even a salad!

PUL Team - July 25, 2021, 8:55 p.m.

So glad you and your husband are enjoying the burgers, Meen, we appreciate the review! 🤩

Ambra - July 23, 2021, 10:27 a.m.

These burger patties are the best vegan burgers i’ve ever tried! I usually prepare 8 patties and then i freeze them, ready to use for my lunch at work. Give them a try, they have an extremely meaty texture and they fill you for lots of hours.
Thank you PUL for your blog, your recipes and your youtube channel. I’m not vegan, but i’m eating more plant based food since i’ve found your videos 🎈

PUL Team - July 25, 2021, 7:12 p.m.

So happy to read this, Ambra, and thank you! 🥰

Cecilia - July 18, 2021, 1:52 a.m.

We just made these and we're not vegan and OMG they're amazing!!!!! Thank you for sharing!

Francisco Javier Bravo Peiró - July 13, 2021, 1:12 a.m.

🦁Have you tried to cook with Lion's Mane mushrooms? Someone told me that it tastes like fish or shrimps.🦐

PUL Team - July 18, 2021, 12:09 a.m.

Hi Francisco, we've never personally tried them but we'll keep an eye out! 🤓

Samantha - June 29, 2021, 3:59 a.m.

The burger was delicious, though a bit mushy. Is there any way that I can remedy this? Maybe cooking the lentils a bit less? Congratulations, Sadia, on passing your exams, by the way :)

PUL Team - June 30, 2021, 2:40 a.m.

Hi Samantha, thank you for the congratulations! It means so much 🥳

For the mushiness, ensuring the lentils and rice aren't overcooked is a good idea, although excess moisture or cooking the patties at too high of a temperature (meaning the outside crispens too quickly while the inside doesn't have a chance to cook as much) are more likely culprits! We'd recommend making sure the moisture is mostly evaporated in steps 3 and 4 and suggest cooking the patties at a low enough temperature to help the inside cook more without the outside getting too crunchy too quickly. Glad you enjoyed the burgers despite this 😊

Samantha - June 30, 2021, 6:18 a.m.


Sara - June 24, 2021, 10:07 a.m.

Thank you sooo much for this amazing recipe Sadia! I've been wanting to adapt to more plant based foods and your recipes really are something different, it makes plant based eating so much more fun! <3

PUL Team - June 24, 2021, 3:29 p.m.

This makes us so happy to hear! Thank you for the support and kind words, Sara 💖

Cris S - June 5, 2021, 4:12 p.m.

You know how good this burger makes veganism look? It's absolutely delicious too! 😁

PUL Team - June 5, 2021, 9:41 p.m.

We appreciate the review so much, Cris, and so glad you enjoyed the burger!

Nadia - April 16, 2021, 2:04 p.m.

When freeze, should it be pan fried first? Thanks

PUL Team - April 19, 2021, 2:03 a.m.

Great question, Nadia! We recommend freezing the patties before frying and then pan-frying to help heat them up after thawing 🙂