Tofu Burgers with Candied Carrots

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Tofu Burgers with Candied Carrots
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
For the burgers
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 carrot
1 small onion
1 garlic
2 teaspoons mild Curry paste
1 teaspoon Tomato paste
1 packet Tofu (300 grams or 10.6 ounces)
25 grams Whole wheat flour
25 grams chopped Walnut (as desired)
1 egg
Pastry flour (for dusting burger)
salt
freshly ground peppers
vegetable oil (for frying)
For the carrots
600 grams carrots
1 teaspoon butter
1 shallot
1 teaspoon sugar
salt
freshly ground peppers
How healthy are the main ingredients?
carrotTofuWhole wheat flourWalnutTomato pastesugar

Preparation steps

1.

For the burgers: Peel and finely dice carrot, onion and garlic. Heat oil in a pan and cook vegetables. Add curry paste and tomato paste and remove from heat.

2.

Smash tofu with a potato masher and press through a potato ricer. Add to vegetables in a bowl. Mix in flour, chopped nuts and egg. Season with salt and pepper. Use a burger mold to shape 4 burgers, sprinkle each with flour on both sides. Heat oil in a pan and cook burgers until golden brown on both sides, about 3-4 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels. 

3.

For the carrots: Peel carrots and thinly slice. Peel and mince shallot Heat butter and cook shallot. 

4.

Add carrots to pan and fry. Add sugar, salt and pepper. Fill pan with just enough water so that the pot bottom is covered and the carrots are cooked to al dente with the lid closed.

Serve burgers with carrots.