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Sunflower Veggie Burgers

These vegetarian burgers are made with sunflower seeds, brown rice, and veggies, making them a protein-packed and nutritious option for lunch or dinner.

Tasty Team
May 05, 2023


for 5 servings

  • 1 cup sunflower seed (140 g)
  • ¼ cup yellow onion (40 g), finely chopped
  • 1 cup brown rice (190 g), cooked
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup carrot (130 g), chopped
  • ½ cup celery (120 g), chopped

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 293
  • Fat 10g
  • Carbs 42g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Protein 7g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F (190˚C).
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, add sunflower seeds. Process until finely ground.
  3. Add onion, brown rice, thyme, salt, and water and process until combined.
  4. Add carrot and celery and pulse several times to combine.
  5. Using a ½ cup (120 ml) measuring cup, portion 5 patties from the mixture. Place onto a lightly greased parchment-lined sheet pan.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until firm and browned, flipping over halfway through.
  7. Serve burgers with your favorite fixins.
  8. Enjoy!