Tofu is made from soya beans. It is high in protein and low in saturated fats. Tofu is also a good source of calcium, which is essential for a vegetarian meal . The combination of tofu, cashew nuts and vegetables makes these tasty burgers very nutritious.
g (4 oz) broccoli cut into small florets
g (½ oz) butter
g (7 oz) button mushrooms, roughly chopped
clove garlic, crushed
X 285g (9½ oz) packet firm tofu
g (4 oz) unsalted cashew nuts
spring onions, finely sliced
medium carrot, finely grated
g (4 oz) fresh breadcrumbs
tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce
salt and freshly ground black pepper
flour for coating
vegetable oil for frying
Method: Blanch the broccoli in lightly salted boiling water until tender (2 to 3 minutes). Melt the butter in a frying pan and saute the mushroom and garlic until softened (about 3 to 4 minutes). Transfer to a food processor with the broccoli and all of the other burger ingredients. Process until mixed and season with salt and pepper. Form into 8 burgers, coat in flour and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes on each side over a medium heat until golden.