Tofu Burgers Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 (12 ounce) package firm tofu
<br>- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
<br>- 1 small onion, chopped
<br>- 1  celery, chopped
<br>- 1  egg, beaten
<br>- ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
<br>- salt and pepper to taste
<br>- ½ cup vegetable oil for frying
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Place tofu in freezer 72 hours ahead of time. To thaw, fill a large saucepan with water and bring to a simmer. Leave tofu in package and place in water for about 20 minutes.
<br>step 2: While tofu is thawing, heat 2 teaspoons vegetable oil in a small skillet. Saute onion and celery until soft and lightly browned. Place in a medium bowl and set aside.
<br>step 3: When tofu is thawed, squeeze out excess water. Chop tofu finely and place in bowl with onion and celery. Mix in egg, cheese, salt and pepper until thoroughly combined.
<br>step 4: Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and pour in 1/2 cup vegetable oil (oil should be 1/4 inch deep). Drop tofu mixture into pan in 6 equal portions. Flatten with a spatula to form patties. Fry for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, until golden.
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Ingredients
- 1 (12 ounce) package firm tofu
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 celery, chopped
- 1 egg, beaten
- ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
- ½ cup vegetable oil for frying

Directions
step 1: Place tofu in freezer 72 hours ahead of time. To thaw, fill a large saucepan with water and bring to a simmer. Leave tofu in package and place in water for about 20 minutes.
step 2: While tofu is thawing, heat 2 teaspoons vegetable oil in a small skillet. Saute onion and celery until soft and lightly browned. Place in a medium bowl and set aside.
step 3: When tofu is thawed, squeeze out excess water. Chop tofu finely and place in bowl with onion and celery. Mix in egg, cheese, salt and pepper until thoroughly combined.
step 4: Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and pour in 1/2 cup vegetable oil (oil should be 1/4 inch deep). Drop tofu mixture into pan in 6 equal portions. Flatten with a spatula to form patties. Fry for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, until golden.

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