nutritional information

Per Patty:

  • Calories: 139
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Total Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 225 mg
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sugar: 4 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Jack Burgers

Jack Burgers

Makes 10 patties

30 minutes or fewer

“Working with children and youth is my calling, so most of my cooking experiments are kid-friendly,” says Mary Jane Wagner. “My husband and I have five children of our own (three grown, two teenagers), plus two teenage boys from Ghana live with us. I make these for my family, and four teenagers can eat quite a lot! They enjoy them with ketchup or barbecue sauce.”
  • 1 15-oz. can lentils, rinsed and drained
  • ½ large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded (1 cup)
  • ¾ cup prepared marinara sauce
  • ¾ cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • ¾ cup Bob’s Red Mill gluten-free pancake mix
  • 1 Tbs. Bob’s Red Mill nutritional yeast

1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl.

2. Spray large skillet with cooking spray, and heat over medium heat. Scoop batter by 1/3 cupfuls onto hot skillet, and cook 3 to 4 minutes, or until bottoms of patties have browned. Flip, cover pan, and cook 5 to 7 minutes more, or until browned on both sides and vegetables have softened.

September 2012 p.69

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OMG - these are the best veggie burgers I've made so far (and I've tried several). Nice meaty texture and incredible flavor. My favorite part was how nicely they stayed together when I cooked them. :-) We had them with sliced tomatoes and kale sprouts. Thank you for this recipe Mary Jane Wagner and Vegetarian Times!

Bobbi - 2015-08-07 17:40:41

Instead of declaring, "this is crap", why not substitute your own simmered lentils and homemade marinara, and instead of whining that an ingredient can't be purchased in your own country, brainstorm locally available ingredients? I'm in Canada and find that Bob's Red Mill products are sold even in my small, remote town. If it''s not possible to buy the mixes, you might prepare those from scratch, too. Google the ingredients.

Ann - 2015-01-31 21:13:04

These are definitely delicious

laura - 2015-01-31 18:19:25

How about recipes without prepared products... This is crap

Bodhi Bov - 2015-01-30 03:27:10

Bob’s Red Mill gluten-free pancake mix basically contains gluten-free flours (potato starch, sorghum flour, tapioca flour, corn flour, evaporated cane juice, baking powder), so it's easy to substitute it. Then you have to find (or make) gluten-free buns (if gluten-intolerant)

Isabelle - 2015-01-29 22:34:31

Question: could I use regular pancake mix and no yeast and get the same results? No gluten allergies. Just really new to vegan and vegetarian cooking.

Scott - 2015-01-29 19:35:08

As an international I find it a bit arrogant when I see great recipes listed with US based products that we cannot source and no substitutions are provided. I have been wanting to subscribe to your magazine but not knowing if all your magazines have similar recipes that I wont be able to make has put me off to be frank.

Lisa - 2015-01-29 19:26:12

I made these today & really liked them. I changed & used refried black beans instead & barbecue sauce with a little ketchup instead of marinara. Easier than others I've made & delicious.

Carol - 2014-06-06 02:36:47

This looks like it would be easy and not expensive to make. I'm going to try it ASAP. Thank you for the recipe.

Kathleen Porter - 2014-06-05 21:44:25

Is the bun vegan as well? If so, please provide name/brand. Thanks!

Sunita - 2014-06-05 02:13:14

I have a nut allergy, but would like to fix these for my son and be able to eat the too. Can you suggest a good substitute for the walnuts?

Leigh - 2014-06-05 00:44:19

Have you frozen any?

jody - 2014-06-04 23:37:40

Maybe I'd try but don't thx I'll make it.

Denise dennis - 2014-06-04 23:30:30

@parul Marinara is a meatless tomato sauce usually used for pasta. Pancake mix for home made veggie burgers... I can maybe do this! :)

Carol Ann - 2014-06-04 21:24:28

Why must you show recipes with ingredients only available in I presume the USA. Can u show the recipe with normally available ingredients please and a sub for those of us who cannot eat yeast.

Ann Bonner - 2014-06-04 21:04:36