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Home Roasted Pumpkin, Panko Crumbs, Goats Cheese and Pesto Burger

Don't like meat in your burger? Try this delicious vegetarian option featuring pumpkin, breadcrumbs, goats cheese and a zesty pesto!

Ingredients

  • 130g pumpkin - butternut, peeled, lightly oiled and roasted

  • 1 wholemeal turkish bun

  • Handful of lettuce: Iceberg & coral red

  • 1 tomato thinly sliced

  • 1 spanish onion thinly sliced

  • 25g goats cheese

  • 10g pesto

  • Sea salt and garlic oil to finish the burger

  • Homemade garlic aioli

  • Blend egg yolk, sherry vinegar & a little Dijon mustard together with chopped garlic, salt & ground white pepper for a minute in a food processor. Add olive oil slowly till emulsified.

  • Homemade tomato relish

  • Blend fresh roughly chopped tomatoes, bbq sauce & ketchup briefly in a food processor for a semi chunky relish.

  • Crumbing

  • Panko breadcrumbs

  • 1 egg

  • Plain flour

Method

  • 1.

    Peel, de-seed, roughly chop and roast the pumpkin in a pre-heated oven (180) till cooked. Cool.

  • 2.

    Collect the bun and cut in half

  • 3.

    Wash the two lettuces, dry & 'portion.'

  • 4.

    Wash and slice tomatoes and onion.

  • 5.

    Collect aioli, relish, pesto & goats cheese & organise 'crumbing station', plain flour/whisked egg/breadcrumbs (we use 2:1 regular crumbs with panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)

  • 6.

    Press Pumpkin into a ring (120g) add goats cheese then crumb (as above) First into flour, shake off excess, then dipped into egg bath, shake off excess egg, then into breadcrumbs handling carefully & pressing slightly to evenly coat.

  • 7.

    Place in fridge to firm before cooking.

  • To serve:

  • 1.

    Fry till golden brown then drain

  • 2.

    Char grill the bun on both sides lightly

  • 3.

    Have 'salad' pre-built & ready

  • 4.

    Place a good smear of aioli on base of the bun, add the salad, the pumpkin patty & good spoonful of pesto. Finish with a good smear of relish on the inside of the top part of the bun.

  • 5.

    Stab with a steak knife to finish & hold it together.

  • 6.

    Finsih with a shimmy of garlic oil & a sprinkling of sea salt. Yum, enjoy!

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Love this burger. Cooked at school for assignment and made so many. Thankyou