According to statistics, the number of vegetarians and vegans is growing every year in the world. Based on the research, the scientists suggest that by 2025, a quarter of the world’s population will be vegetarians and vegans, and half of the population will be Flexitarians. Well-known chefs and restaurateurs from all over the world note that the demand for vegetarian food has increased in restaurants and not only because of vegetarian consumers, but as today more and more people are trying to realize what are they eating, eat wisely, eat healthy food and eat less meat. Flexitarias mostly eat plant foods, fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, but sometimes, for example, once a week; they may eat a delicious steak as well. Such a lifestyle is acceptable for many people. They do not have to make drastic changes in their diet and painlessly move to a healthy, plant-based diet. Today, people realize that their eating habits are directly related to their health and well-being.
Have a look at a recipe of vegetarian / fasting burger, which turned out to be quite nutritious and delicious. If you have all the ingredients at home, it is quite easy to make.
Chop 1 onion and 1 clove of garlic finely. Fry on a pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add 250 g of grated, raw beets and 150 g of grated zucchini. Fry on a medium fire for 5-10 minutes, or until the liquid has dried.
Place 150 grams of boiled or canned pea, 40 g of oats, 40 g of tahini and 1 egg white in the chopper (this ingredient is excluded in the fasting version). Chop until a homogeneous mass is obtained.
Mix the beet and pea mass together, add salt and pepper according to you taste. Stir finely chopped parsley and green onions well and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Divide the mass into 3 parts, round and fry in a little oil until browned, 5-5 minutes on each side.
You will need bread, hummus and cucumbers to make the burger. You will find the hummus recipe on our website. Peel a cucumber with vegetable cutter. Apply 1 tablespoon of hummus on the bread, put sliced cucumber, beet patty-cake, cucumber again and finally, bread with hummus.
Nutrition experts predict that demand for local and seasonal products will increase. Wait for the new fruits and vegetables, and the gastro guide promises that you will have plenty of ideas related to seasonal dishes.