Wanna try a new way to eat your tofu? These burgers are ready in 20 minutes, including the preparation time. They look and taste wonderful and are a great source of complete protein. The dressing is universal:  delicious with all sort of vegan burgers, as a dip for steamed or raw vegetables  or as a salad flavoring.

Tofu Burgers With Tahini Dressing [Vegan]


6 burgers

Cooking Time




  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp mixed bean sprouts
  • 200 g tofu (firm)
  • 2-3 pieces sun-dried tomato
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1-2 tbsp hemp seeds (optional)
  • Parsley (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying
Ingredients dressing
  • 1 tbsp Tahini paste
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tsp Cassis
  • 1 tsp Shoyu or Tamari
  • 2-4 tbsp water


  1. Chop the onion, garlic and carrot and saute briefly together with the sprouts until soft.
  2. Puree them shortly in a blender or a food processor together with the tofu, sun-dried tomatoes and parsley (optional).
  3. Add the rice flour and salt and pepper to taste, mix well.
  4. Either with the help of two tablespoons or with your hands form 6 burgers and roll them in the hemp seeds (optional).
  5. Heat the oil in the frying pan. Bake the burgers over medium heat on both sides until golden-brown.
  6. Make the tahini dressing  by whisking all the ingredients but water. Add water as gradually until you reach the consistency you wish.
  7. Serve the burgers with the dressing and a green salad.