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The Best Veggie Burgers with Sun Dried Tomato Mayo

These are THE BEST veggie burgers! Quick enough for a weeknight, made with roasted cauliflower and plenty of spices for a super flavourful vegetarian dinner. Serve topped with a smear of sun dried tomato mayo and some greens.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 burgers
Calories 179kcal


  • 1 head Cauliflower cut into florets
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1-2 Egg
  • 70 g Quinoa cooked
  • 40 g Panko
  • 50 g Cheddar
  • 3 tbsp Mayo
  • 4 Sun Dried Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Oil from the Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Lemon juiced
  • Burger Buns
  • Rocket to serve
  • Hummus to serve
  • 1/4 Red Onion sliced, to serve


  • Bake the cauliflower in a 200°C/400°F oven for 20 minutes with a drizzle of olive oil. Blend in a food processor until mostly smooth. 
  • Place the cauliflower in a bowl and add the garlic, paprika, cumin, egg (start with one and then add another if more moisture is needed to bring the mixture together), quinoa, panko, cheddar and season to taste. Mix thoroughly then shape into 8 patties.
  • Heat a drizzle of vegetable oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side until browned. Mix together the mayo, sun dried tomatoes, oil and lemon. Smear a spoonful of hummus on the bottom of bun, top with a burger then add rocket, red onion and the mayo.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 142mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 39.1mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1.6mg