Easy Veggie Burgers with Red Tomato Salsa Topping

This is a great vegetarian recipe and one that is so simple to make. Some veggie burgers contain fillers, but this one is very healthy and you can use or substitute the suggested vegetables.  This is not a vegan recipe because it contains eggs and cheese.

Veggie Burger

  • 1 small potato, shredded
  • 1 onion, shredded
  • 1 zucchini, shredded
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cabbage
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and Pepper

  1. To shred the vegetables use any good quality food shredder.  Do not use the smallest grade. A medium grade shred is best.
  2. Place all the veggies in one bowl and mix in the egg to bind the veggies with.  Add in the salt and pepper.
  3. Mix in the cheese and place in the refrigerator for one hour. Remove the veggie mix and form in to small flat patties.  
  4. Fry them in a skillet with non-stick spray. Wait till crispy brown on one side and turn over gently.  Serve on a warm bun with mustard, tomatoes and lettuce.

Red Tomato Salsa Topping

For those who want to avoid the bun, Weight Watchers produced a wonderful red salsa that tops the veggie burger fabulous.  Just remember you are using red vegetables.

Place in a bowl one chopped red pepper, 1 chopped red onion, 1 chopped red tomato, a small handful of coriander.  Add in some salt and pepper and a few spritzes of cold pressed olive oil and lemon juice.  Serve this right on top of the veggie burger.