Tofu Burgers

Egg, gluten, lactose, milk, nut, peanut, sesame & wheat free

These are very robust and hold together well. I patted mine in polenta before cooking but I think this makes the outside a little dry so I wouldn't bother next time.

Makes 8 burgers

freefrom tofu burgers


  • half a small cabbage, shredded
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 450g firm tofu, drained
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 170g mushrooms, wiped
  • 1 tbsp wheat free soya sauce
  • 1 tsp mild chili powder
  • 4-6 tbsp fine polenta (cornmeal)
  • vegetable oil for frying


  1. Steam the cabbage until cooked, drain and whizz in a food processor.
  2. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and saute the onions over a low heat until transluscent.
  3. Add the onions to the cabbage.
  4. Add more oil to the frying pan and saute the mushrooms until soft.
  5. Tip the mushrooms in with the onions and cabbage.
  6. Add the carrots and the tofu, broken into chunks.
  7. Add the soya sauce and chilli powder and whizz everything until you have a dough.
  8. Remove the mixture from the food processor and tip into a bowl.
  9. Add the polenta 1 spoon at a time, just until the dough can be formed into burger shapes.
  10. Heat some oil in the frying pan and roll the mix into 8 balls.
  11. Flatten them a little in your hands, then a little more as you place them in the frying pan.
  12. Fry a little on each side until lightly browned.
  13. Serve with chips and a salad or in a gluten free roll.

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