Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritter & Beet Chips Monster Burgers

I think we’ve all discussed my rather obsessive personality, and we’ve talked about my love for these heavenly cauliflower nuggets.

Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


You guys do the math and you’ll see that the next thing to happen would be another post involving those cauliflower nuggets, now in pattie form… You know, because I didn’t want to be that obsessive. So burgers it is this time!


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


Next time someone tells you how boring vegetarian food is, just throw one of these monsters at their faces. Some serious damage will happen, that’s for sure. We’re talking about one deadly big burger (like really HUGE) with layers and layers of awesomeness. Should it hit you, it will blow your mind off – literally.


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


Cheesy cauliflower patties? Check!

Extra cheesy zucchini fritters? Double check!

Crispy spiced beet chips? Yes please!

Roasted vegetables? Absolutely!


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


Extra cheese? Um, do we need to raise that very question? You bet that some extra gouda is going into these babies.

Babies in a figurative sense, I mean. These are the size of a small country.


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


And when you thought that life just couldn’t get any more better, all that goodness gets sandwiched between a super fluffy bread bun <<< that’s the moment you’ll want to give up your job and lead a live devoted to monster burger eating.

Not that I’ve been thinking about it.


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


 Truth to be told, I have. Like, in a “let’s start a new cauliflower zucchini fritter and beet chips monster burgers appreciation club” kind of way. We all could meet for tea while we eat our burgers and read books about these burgers singing ol’ country songs about them.


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


Aaaaaaaand, we may or may not watch some Game of Thrones while we are at it. You know, hot men with beards, swords and veggie burgers? That’s the kind of plan which makes me dance with joy.

So you guys feel free to join my burger appreciation club if you wish. 


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


ps: bring cookies. And tea. And a decent laptop in which we can watch all that GoT. Mine doesn’t work.

ps #2: don’t forget the cookies!

ps #3: danish butter cookies are my fave *wink wink*


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters & Beet Chips Monster Burgers: the best veggie burgers you'll ever try!


ps #4: I’m dead serious: if you don’t bring the cookies you aren’t joining the club.


Cauliflower, Zucchini Fritters and Beet Chips Monster Burgers
Yields 6
Layers and layers of deliciousness in a healthy burger the size of a small country. AAAAHMAZING.
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Cauliflower patties
  1. 1 kg head of cauliflower
  2. 1 egg
  3. 1/3 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  4. 1 + 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  5. 1 tsp. salt
  6. 50 grams aged cheddar, grated
  7. 50 grams shredded mozzarella
  8. extra breadcrumbs to roll the patties in
Zucchini fritters
  1. 2 small zucchinis (750gr)
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 120 grams (1 cup) white whole wheat flour
  4. 45 grams (1/2 cup) rolled oats
  5. 1 + 1/2 tsp. salt
  6. 1 + 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  7. 200 grams shredded mozzarella
Roasted vegetables
  1. 2 tomatoes
  2. 1 red pepper
  3. 1 onion
  4. salt, pepper and extra virgin olive oil
  5. A drizzle of dark sesame tahini.
  6. Beet chips
  7. 6 slices of gouda
  8. 6 burger buns
Cauliflower patties
  1. Steam the cauliflower until it can be mashed with a fork.
  2. Drain all the excess water.
  3. Mix cauliflower with the egg, cheese, breadcrumbs and seasonings and form dough into 6 patties.
  4. Fry in a drizzle of olive oil until crispy and golden.
Zucchini fritters
  1. Grate the zucchini and mix it with the egg, cheese, seasonings and flours.
  2. If mixture is too wet, add extra flour (this depends on the kind of zucchini you get and the size of the eggs you're using!). If it's too dry, a bit of extra cheese.
  3. Form into about 12 patties.
  4. Fry in a drizzle of oilve oil until golden.
Roasted vegetables
  1. Drizzle vegetables with salt, pepper and evoo and roast until slighty charred.
Beet chips
  1. Follow Jessica's instructions, please!
To layer
  1. Place some veggies, one cauliflower pattie, two zucchini fritters, some tahini and a slice of gouda in your bread bun.
  2. Place in the warm oven until gouda is melted and bread is golden.
  3. Enjoy!
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Hope you all guys are having a nice summer ending! Enjoy!



  • Reply Chris @ Shared Appetite August 26, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Oh man!!!! Look at these monsters!!! They are incredible! Love how colorful and stacked they are. Yum!

  • Reply Monica August 26, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    This is terrific! Love the cauliflower and zucchini fritter combo together. It looks like a stellar ‘burger’. I would not miss anything and I’d gladly devour a couple of these for you.

  • Reply shashi @ August 26, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    I am bringing the danish butter cookies – now where do I sign up to join the “new cauliflower zucchini fritter and beet chips monster burgers appreciation club”???
    Consuelo – these burgers are indeed proof that vegetarian food can be oh so much fun! So much going on on those buns!

  • Reply Meghan @ Spoonful of Flour August 26, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    Wow what a burger!! You make vegetarian burgers look amazing!

  • Reply cookienameddesire August 26, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    Holy yum! I say if a burger isn’t a mile high, then it isn’t really a burger at all.

  • Reply Davida @The Healthy Maven August 26, 2014 at 4:23 pm

    I have no idea how I am going to be able to bite into this burger but I’m excited by the idea of trying! You just took burgers to the next level!!!

  • Reply Cate @ Chez CateyLou August 26, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    I want to join your club!!! And WOW these burgers. So huge and so amazing! I want to attempt to take a bite right now!!!

  • Reply Michelle @ Feed Me I'm Hungry August 26, 2014 at 5:23 pm

    Love the idea of these ingredients in a burger. I’m sure it yields some great flavor! Can’t wait to give it a try.

  • Reply Christine @ Cooking with Cakes August 26, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    cauliflower patties = awesome
    zucchini fritters = amaze
    photo styling = A++ woman!!!!! this is one beautiful put together burger and the pictures most certainly do it justice 🙂

  • Reply marcie@flavorthemoments August 26, 2014 at 8:09 pm

    Can I just say WOW? This is some burger, Consuelo, and I don’t know how I’d be able to take a bite out of it, but it would sure be fun trying! This looks incredible!

  • Reply atasteofmadess August 26, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    This looks amazing!! I would be so into sinking my teeth into one of these right now!

  • Reply Matilde August 26, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    This is like the best blog post I’ve ever read, I’m still laughing 🙂
    I want to join the club! Big burgers, GoT, cookies and tea, and maybe also a cake, because cakes are the answer to everything.
    Anyway… this looks amazing! A really awesome job girl!

  • Reply Ashley August 26, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Holy moly this is one serious burger! I love it! And I agree – I hate when people say vegetarian meals are all boring – so so not true!

    You’re making me hungry and I just finished lunch!

  • Reply Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness August 26, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    I am SO in for this club! Any burger that is the size of the small country is a burger that needs to be SMOOSHED all over mah face….I mean…IN it 😉 I seriously LOVE the use of those cauli nuggets! GENIUS-O! Pinning!

  • Reply Annie @Maebells August 26, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    Look at this! Wow! What an incredible flavor combo!

  • Reply Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl August 26, 2014 at 10:51 pm

    Oh goodness, what a monster burger in flavor! I am loving this idea of a cauliflower burger. Our next batch of cauliflower will be picked in the Fall, totally adding this to our menu!

  • Reply whiskandshout August 26, 2014 at 11:54 pm

    Gorgeous pictures! What a tall burger 🙂

  • Reply Sofía August 27, 2014 at 1:56 am

    Whaaaat?!? That’s ridiculously amazing! It looks SO good. And I agree with the cookies and the tea! Let’s have a veggie burger-tea-cookie party.

  • Reply Christin@SpicySouthernKitchen August 27, 2014 at 2:41 am

    Oh wow! These burgers have so many awesome things going on, I don’t even know what my favorite part is!

  • Reply Helen @ Scrummy Lane August 27, 2014 at 2:54 am

    Absolutely wonderful, Consuelo! I just love this ‘new wave’ of veggie burgers that aren’t just mushy frozen veggies squashed into a patty … yuck! I bet these components would be great eaten by themselves with a salad, too. 🙂

  • Reply Cindy @ Pick Fresh Foods August 27, 2014 at 5:26 am

    Wow, this is one of the biggest burgers I have seen. It’s huge! It also looks super delicious!

  • Reply Monet August 27, 2014 at 6:23 am

    It keeps getting better and better! These look like the perfect summer burger. We’ll be making one of these soon. We LOVED the fritters!

  • Reply rubyredapron August 27, 2014 at 6:40 am

    Consuelo, this is like the most amazing thing ever! I’m in love with this monster burger! I love everything in it!

  • Reply theprettybee August 27, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Wow, these are so stunning! Yum, give me one right now! 🙂

  • Reply caileejoy August 27, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    No way!! These monster burgers look AMAZING!! Seriously! So loaded…so yummy…so good!! Great recipe girl! 🙂

  • Reply Amy | Club Narwhal August 27, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Oh, Consuelo, I am SO digging this magical stack of veggie awesome! Burgers + me are BFF and love this vegetarian spin, especially with the beet chips!

  • Reply alexandracaspero August 27, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    Wow! These look amazing!!! Can’t wait to try this one- just pinned to make over the weekend!

  • Reply Josefine {The Smoothie Lover} August 27, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    I’m definitely joining your burger appreciation club!!! Count me in 😀
    Especially if we’re talking burgers like these. Vegetarian burgers are the best in the world! Looks absolutely amazing

  • Reply Kelly August 27, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    Oh giiirl, I’m drooling over these monster burgers! I love every single layer that you stacked on these babies! And yep, I totally want to join that burger appreciation club! Best veggie burgers ever! Pinned 🙂

  • Reply Jo @ The Contented Baker August 27, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    What a mighty burger!! I love the zucchini fritters too, my favourite 😉 I have nominated you for a Leibster in case you are interested in joining the fun. No worries if it’s not your thing, you may have already taken part. Details on my latest post. Have a great week!

  • Reply Tiff August 27, 2014 at 11:59 pm

    Wow Consuelo, look at all these wonderful comments you’re getting on your blog post. 🙂 I’m so happy for you & your growing popularity!

    I love this post! I’ve been scouring the web for the best veggie burgers out there & I’m going to have to give this recipe a go. I’m gonna pin this right now so I remember it later.

    I’d join this club of yours! I love cauliflower & beet chips (I need a mandolin!!!) so this is fantastic. I’m not even sure how I’d fit this thing in my mouth, but it all looks great. Beautiful photos as always, Consuelo!

    Tiff |

  • Reply Danguole August 28, 2014 at 12:45 am

    Yes please–I want to join this club! I like how you could have done cauliflower OR zucchini, but instead were all like, “nope, nope, that won’t do. We are going MONSTROUS.” High five–I love everything in here. All the veggie love.

  • Reply tohercore August 28, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    This looks like such a perfect burger – its like you knew it was almost BBQ season here! Thank you very much lovely, cant wait to recreate this one myself!

  • Reply Joanne August 28, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    These are some seriously large and in charge burgers!! WHOA.

  • Reply Mary Frances @ The Sweet {Tooth} Life August 28, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    PS #5 – that is the most seriously awesome burger I have seen in forever. I mean, that is a tall stack of amazingness! I want to see someone get their mouth around that. I bet their tastebuds would be in heaven, too 🙂

  • Reply blahnikbaker August 28, 2014 at 11:47 pm

    I want these in front of me RIGHT now!!

  • Reply Mike @TheIronYou August 29, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    That is one good looking veggie burger Co. Loving the toppings as well.

    Have a great end of the week!

  • Reply Kristi August 29, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Gah! I am not sure which one of these ingredients I like best (Cheesy cauliflower patties, extra cheesy zucchini fritters, or crispy spiced beet chips), because I love them all! Looks delish Consuelo!

  • Reply Sarah@WholeandHeavenlyOven August 29, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Gahhh! I am SO joining this awesome club if it means I get to have one of these epic burgers! Seriously, Consuelo you are the QUEEN of all things cauliflower. It’s only 9:30am but these burgers are sounding mighty tasty to me right about now! I LOVE how tall and humongo they are! 😀

  • Reply Karla - The Candid Kitchen August 30, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    omg so many tasty recipes in just one post!!!!

  • Reply Samina | The Cupcake Confession September 1, 2014 at 9:50 am

    I’m on my way with the danish butter cookies if that means that I’ll get to eat these country-sized burgers!!!!!!! You have just created a tower of awesomeness lovely!!!!! If the cauliflower nuggets were not enough {umm.. they can NEVER be enough}, you’ve added the zucchini fritters too and cheese and beet chips???? I’m on my to this club! hehehe!

  • Reply teffysperks September 2, 2014 at 9:06 pm

    Oh wow that is definitely a monster burger!! So massive!
    Looks super yummy though, never had cauliflower in a burger before, and it sounds great!

    {Teffy’s Perks} X

  • Reply foodrecipeshq September 4, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    Oh I miss danish butter cookies! I am hungry now… as much as I miss danish cookies I would opt for these burgers now (If I had to pick one thing). Perfect lunch (and dinner, and breakfast…ah, and snack too). Extra yumminess without meat… I can’t wish for more.

  • Reply Bri | Bites of Bri September 15, 2014 at 2:09 am

    How do you even get your mouth around these!? They’re huge and they’re piled high with awesomeness! Love these 🙂

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