Annabelle Breakey
YieldsServes 4
Pile up your favorite veggie burger patties with lots of vegetables, homemade hummus and slaw, and tuck the works into lettuce "buns." Use extra hummus as a dip for vegetables or as a sandwich spread.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Heat a grill to medium (350° to 450°). Make hummus: Whirl garlic, tahini, oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and edamame in a food processor until mostly smooth.

Step 2
2

Make slaw: In a medium bowl, toss carrots with lemon juice, salt, and pepper; let stand 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3
3

Make burgers: Brush veggie patties with oil and grill, turning once, until grill marks appear, about 6 minutes.

Step 4
4

Arrange 1 lettuce leaf on each of 4 plates. Top each with a veggie burger patty and 2 tbsp. hummus. Divide slaw, tomato, cucumber, and sprouts between burgers and top each with another lettuce leaf.

Step 5
5

*Available at well-stocked grocery stores.

Step 6
6

Note: Nutritional analysis is per burger.

Ingredients

  EDAMAME HUMMUS
 1 garlic clove
 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)
 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
 2 tablespoons lemon juice
 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
 1 1/2 cups cooked frozen edamame
  CARROT SLAW
 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  BURGERS AND VEGETABLES
 4 veggie burger patties, such as Amy's Kitchen*
 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
 8 butter lettuce leaves
 4 slices tomato, about 1/4 in. thick
 1/2 cup thinly sliced English cucumber
 1 cup alfalfa sprouts

Directions

Step 1
1

Heat a grill to medium (350° to 450°). Make hummus: Whirl garlic, tahini, oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and edamame in a food processor until mostly smooth.

Step 2
2

Make slaw: In a medium bowl, toss carrots with lemon juice, salt, and pepper; let stand 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3
3

Make burgers: Brush veggie patties with oil and grill, turning once, until grill marks appear, about 6 minutes.

Step 4
4

Arrange 1 lettuce leaf on each of 4 plates. Top each with a veggie burger patty and 2 tbsp. hummus. Divide slaw, tomato, cucumber, and sprouts between burgers and top each with another lettuce leaf.

Step 5
5

*Available at well-stocked grocery stores.

Step 6
6

Note: Nutritional analysis is per burger.

SoCal Veggie Burgers