Recipe: Chipotle Lime Tofu Burgers

Last updated: July 24, 2023, at 3:48 p.m. PT

Originally published: July 24, 2023, at 3:48 p.m. PT

Chipotle Lime Tofu Burgers


  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 (14 oz) block Super Firm Tofu
  • 1 egg (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable better than bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili lime seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumi
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 4 whole grain hamburger buns
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 heirloom tomato, sliced
  • Butter lettuce leaves



  1. Combine red onion, tofu, egg, tamari, bouillon, garlic powder, chili lime seasoning, coriander, cumin, paprika, breadcrumbs, nutritional yeast, lime zest and juice, chipotle pepper, and maple syrup in a food processor and pulse until mixture begins to come together.
  2. Use your hands to firmly press mixture into four equal patties and refrigerate while you toast your buns and prep the burger fixings.
  3. Heat 2 teaspoons avocado oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and cook for five minutes or until deep golden brown and then carefully flip – cooking another 5 minutes or until browned on both sides.
  4. Place bottom bun on a plate, layer lettuce, burger patty, a slice of tomato, avocado, and top bun and enjoy!



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