Recipe courtesy of Urban pL8

Lily's Nut Burger

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 patties
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7 ounces unsalted walnuts

7 ounces unsalted cashews

1 cup cooked long-grain brown rice

1 tablespoon chili powder

3/4 teaspoon dried oregano

3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Olive oil

Pico de Gallo, recipe follows

Pico de Gallo:

5 sprigs fresh cilantro, finely chopped

5 Roma tomatoes, small dice

1 jalapeno, small dice

1 red onion, small dice

Juice of one lime

Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grind the nuts in a food processor to a fine meal consistency. Add the ground nuts, rice, chili powder, oregano, paprika, cayenne, salt and pepper into a mixing bowl and incorporate thoroughly. Form 8 to 10 patties with the mixture. 
  3. Sear the patties in olive oil and flip. Then put the patties into an oven-safe pan and place in the oven to brown the other side, 4 minutes. 
  4. Serve the nut burgers with the Pico de Gallo.

Pico de Gallo:

  1. Add the cilantro, tomatoes, jalapenos, onion and lime juice into a mixing bowl and toss lightly. Season with salt and pepper.