Ingredients (about 2-4 patties):Dirty BBQ Burger Patties 1

  • 200ml (3/4 cup + 1tbsp) pasta sauce/tomato sauce
  • 100g (1 cup) textured vegetable protein (TVP/dried soya mince)
  • ½ tsp mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 60ml (1/4 cup) water
  • 40g (1/4 cup) gluten-free flour
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • a little oil for frying


  1. Pour the pasta sauce into a saucepan and warm on medium heat. Once warmed through, add the TVP, spices, and the water.
  2. Bring to a soft boil whilst stirring well. Turn the heat off, cover saucepan and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Add in flour, nutritional yeast and BBQ sauce and mix well.
  4. Make into burger patties then fry patties on medium heat on each side for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve as a burger with bun, condiments and chips/wedges etc. or just enjoy with a fresh salad.


These burger patties are super easy to make and are great if you want to make a quick dinner that non-vegans and vegans will both enjoy.

Serve your burgers with a simple salad or in true dirty burger fashion with lashings of ketchup or mayo, vegan cheese, tomato and lettuce.


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