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Time to Try Thai: A Veggie Burger and Peanut Sauce Recipe

Posted by Katie Oberwager on

When the weather gets cold it seems to be the natural inclination to gravitate toward classic comfort foods, and while we’re all about that we also try to never pass up an opportunity to step out of our comfort zones. Thankfully, Kate at 24 Carrot Life is helping us do just that with this tantalizing recipe for a veggie burger with peanut sauce that’s sure to give your basic patty a run for its money. Your taste buds will be thanking you later.


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour


For the Burgers:

  • 1 (15 ounce) can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion, plus more for serving
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped carrot (about 1 medium carrot, also chopped in a food processor)
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice or quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper (I used 1 small pepper and chopped it in a food processor)
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, gluten free optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • olive oil or cooking spray for cooking burgers
  • 8 whole wheat hamburger buns

Peanut Sauce:

  • 1 Peanut Butter Perfect Bar, room temperature and crumbled
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 and 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1-2 tablespoons water, only if needed
  • Top with: more green onions, ripe avocado, shredded carrots, cucumber ribbons, fresh cilantro, and peanut sauce



To get the full recipe details for Kate’s Thai Veggie Burgers with Peanut Sauce, head over to her blog at 24 Carrot Life.