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T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies
Spicy Mushroom Burgers


  • 15 mushrooms (portobello, button etc.)
  • 1 zucchini
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ red chili
  • ¼ inch peeled ginger
  • 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp raw almonds
  • 5 Tbsp raw sunflower seeds
  • 5 Tbsp wheat germ
  • 2 Tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • Sea salt


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2. Grate zucchini and place in a bowl with a towel or cheesecloth. Sprinkle on a little salt (this is to release the water) Leave for 15 minutes, then squeeze out any water.
  • 3. Add the mushrooms, garlic, zucchini, chili, ginger and cilantro into your blender and process until minced.
  • 4. Spoon the minced vegetable mixture into a bowl and then add the sunflower seeds, almond and wheat germ into the blender and process until they are the size of fine breadcrumbs.
  • 5. Add the seeds and nuts mixture to the minced vegetables and then add the tamari/soy sauce.
  • 6. Form into patties and placed onto a lined baking sheet. Place in oven and bake until cooked through, approximately 30 minutes. Flip after 15 minutes.
  • 7. Serve in a bread bun with lettuce, tomatoes, onions etc.

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