Macrobiotic Soy Meat Burger Patties

Macrobiotic Soy Meat Burger Patties

These hamburger patties are made with soy meat, which is very similar to real meat. They're are filled with protein, amino acid, and dietary fiber. And the best thing of all is that they have 1/5 the fat content of regular meat.

Ingredients: 6 burger patties (6 cm in diameter)

Soy meat
50 g
○Fresh okara
50 g
1 tablespoon
○Salt and pepper
a small amount
1 1/2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
1 1/2 teaspoons
◎Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
◎Beet sugar (or regular sugar)
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Canola oil (or vegetable oil)
as needed


1. Boil the soy meat for 2 minutes and then strain in a colander or sieve. Combine the ◎ ingredients.
2. Mince the onion and sauté in a frying pan with canola oil until tender.
3. Combine Step 1, Step 2, and the ○ ingredients and knead together. (It won't become quite as sticky as a normal hamburger patties).
4. Form 6 cm diameter spheres. Let sit in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
5. Heat canola oil in a large frying pan and pan-fry each side of the burgers until browned. Add the combined ◎ ingredients and coat the hamburgers with with the sauce. Then it's done.
6. Use them as hamburger patties.
7. Sandwich in a baguette, which has less calories than buns.
8. Or make meatballs to use in bento lunchboxes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make a healthy meal using soy meat.