If you thought veggie burgers were soggy and flavorless, wait until you try these jackfruit patties and you’ll change your mind, I promise! After the success of our jackfruit nuggets, we decided to use this versatile fruit to create a delicious vegan burger with a Thai twist.
We made the patty with canned green jackfruit, mushrooms, and spring onions, all flavored with red chilies, garlic, and ginger. Then we shaped the dough into thick burgers and baked them in the oven. The result is incredibly meaty patties full of texture and flavor to keep you coming back for sure.
Veggie burgers are a boon for those on a plant-based diet or looking for a healthier alternative to meat-based ones. She have fewer fats, more fiber and zero cholesterol, but still plenty of nutrients. We balanced our vegan patty recipe with ground flaxseeds, nutritional yeast, and olive oil for added protein, omega-3, vitamin B-12, and unsaturated fats.
Jackfruit is a staple ingredient in various Southeast Asian cuisines, such as India and Thailand. The young green fruit has a neutral taste and takes on the aromas of the ingredients with which it is combined. You can find jackfruit chunks pickled in brine or water; They look similar to artichoke hearts.
The fleshy texture Jackfruit makes this versatile ingredient the perfect choice for meatless burgers and nuggets. In our recipe we combined it with whole wheat flour to give the patties more structure and thickness. If you are on a gluten-free diet, you can substitute other alternatives such as almond flour, oat flour or buckwheat flour.
One of those yummy jackfruit patties has less than 200 caloriesand it covers 20% of your RDI in protein, 35% RDI of fibers, And only 5% RDI of saturated fats. Stuff it in a fluffy burger bun with lettuce, tomato, hot sauce, vegan mayo and get ready to bite into the best vegan burger ever!