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Vegetarian Eggplant Burger

Vegetarian Eggplant Burger

This hamburger doesn't use meat or eggs! Serve with Japanese style sauce, Western style sauce or with whatever you prefer.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Eggplant
2 large
Oatmeal
3-4 tablespoons
Katakuriko (or tapioca flour)
2-3 tablespoons
Salt and pepper
to taste
Oil of your choice
1-2 tablespoons

Steps

1. Cook one eggplant and remove the skin.
2. Mince the cooked eggplant on a cutting board until it forms a paste.
3. Finely chop the other eggplant and sprinkle with salt. Let sit for 10 minutes. Lightly wring it out! (For those who would like to work through the extra step, you can briefly soak the eggplant in water before sprinkling with salt).
4. Add all of the eggplants to a bowl and mix with your hands!
5. Heat some oil in a frying pan and just like you would with normal burgers, close the lid and steam fry! (Don't touch them too much!)
6. Flip over and continue frying.
7. Here I added grated daikon radish, soy sauce, and kabosu citrus for a Japanese twist.
8. You could also top with mozzarella cheese and ketchup to make a rice burger.
9. Or try it in sandwiches.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to share this eggplant burger that's still delicious even when cooled.