Ultimate Veggie Burgers

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2005

Store-bought veggie burgers border on inedible, but most homemade renditions are a lot of work. Could we develop a recipe that was really worth the effort?

SERVESMakes 12 (4-inch) burgers

TIME2½ hours, plus 20 minutes cooling

Ultimate Veggie Burgers

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Because we found that veggie burger recipes made with soy-based products produced bland, sour, or gummy patties, we turned to lentils and bulgur, which, when combined, fully resolved the texture problem. To replace the meatlike taste in our...

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