Black Quinoa, Cauliflower and Golden Lentil Burger with Asian Pear Slaw and Hoisin Ketchup

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“I just called to say I love you!” Our BLACK QUINOA, CAULIFLOWER and GOLDEN LENTIL BURGER with an ASIAN PEAR SLAW and HOISIN KETCHUP is a Possible Addition to Plant-Based Superstar “Little Stevie’s” Burger Rotation…and may just have you feeling like…SIR DUKE!

Ingredients for Burgers

  • 1 cup cooked Black Quinoa
  • 3/4 cup cooked Golden Lentils
  • 1/2 cup diced steamed Cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup diced Orange Pepper sautéed and cooled
  • 1 cup cooked Shiitake mushroom choppedBLACK-QUINOA,-CAULIFLOWER-and-GOLDEN-LENTIL-BURGER-with-an-ASIAN-PEAR-SLAW-and-HOISIN-KETCHUP
  • 1/2 cup diced shallots sautéed and cooled
  • 3/4 -1 cup V Breadcrumbs
  • 2-3 tbsp pure pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 handful chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped thyme

Ingredients for Slaw

  • 1/2 Asian Pear..thin sliced
  • 1/2 lime juice and zest
  • 1/4 medium red onion thin sliced
  • few sprigs chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 orange pepper thin sliced
  • 1/4 bulb of fennel thin sliced
  • splash rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions for slaw

In a large bowl combine all ingredients and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Directions for Burgers

In a large bowl starting with Quinoa..add each ingredient and incorporate well after each. Mixture should hold together well and not be too wet or dry. Form into patties. Heat a well greased grill medium heat and cook approx 3 minutes per side. Burgers should show grill marks…Enjoy!

Tips: Avocado Or Guacamole make a terrific topping addition. Serve with crispy sweet potato fries. Do not overheat grill.

-Ron

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Ron Badach
Living a healthy lifestyle and offering people creative plant based cooking ideas is a passion for Ron. In 2013 Ron appeared on ABC's The CHEW winning its "Hunky Husband Cook-off” with his signature Black Bean Burger. People from across the country began to contact Ron about how to transition away from a meat-centric diet. In response Ron launched his Callicoon Kitchen brand and began posting creative, easy to follow how-to cooking videos and recipes giving people hands-on techniques for making vegan dishes that they can incorporate into their own lives. A vegetarian for 20 years Ron is now 100% vegan and he is committed to sharing his belief in the benefits of organic produce and an active, healthy lifestyle. Ron combines strength training and running to stay fit. A huge animal lover, Ron loves to hang out with his rescued Black Lab, Otis. Future plans include a vegan product line and Callicoon Kitchen cookbook highlighting all his vegan in-house favorites. Ron lives in New York and Virginia with his wife and three daughters. Follow Ron on Follow Ron on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter. Check out and subscribe to Ron Badach Callicoon Kitchen at http://www.callicoonkitchen.com/

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