Beetroot Patties with Feta and Pickled Cucumber

Beetroot patty
You might think veggie patties/ burgers are only for vegetarians/ vegans, but once you try this beetroot patties, you will be amazed how tasty they are. I still enjoy cooking meat for my hubby, but I find vegetables are a lot more exciting for my taste, especially when I make a good vegetarian dish like this. Caramelising beetroot and onion makes this patties taste sweet and mellow. A variety of spices is not too over-powering but enhances the flavour. Creamy salty feta cheese and refreshing cucumber pickles are a great accompaniment to the patties. You can even use other veggies if you are not a beet person. For example, zucchini, carrots, sweet potatoes, parsnip, etc. You can add this to your salad or make a beautiful vegetarian wrap or a burger. So versatile and freezer-friendly, as well. Give it a go and let me know how it turned out 🙂


1 grated beetroot
1 sliced onion
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp cardamom
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp molasses

1 tbsp brown rice flour
1 tbsp flaxseed meal
a pinch of Himalayan salt
1 tsp coconut oil for frying
small block of feta cheese for garnish
pepper to taste

For pickled cucumber
1 cup of chopped cucumber
2 tbsp of white wine vinegar
a pinch of Himalayan salt and pepper
1 tsp of coconut sugar

Put vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper in a saucepan and bring it up to a boil. Take it off the heat once it bubbles. Pour over the chopped cucumber and set aside. For the patties, grate beetroot and finely slice onion. Put it in a pan and cook with vinegar, garlic, cumin, cardamom, cayenne pepper, thyme and molasses for 5-10 minutes until the mixture gets tender and sticky. Add a bit of water if too dry. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside to cool. Add rice flour and flaxseed meal into the cooled mixture. Season with salt. Shape into little patties. Heat coconut oil in a pan over medium heat and cook the patties for 3-5 minutes each side until cooked. Transfer to a serving plate, garnish with crumbled feta cheese and season with ground pepper. Put the pickled cucumber on the side.

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