Nutty Pumpkin Burgers with Apple Relish
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
These vegan pumpkin burgers are packed with hearty pecans, toasty spices, and topped of with creamy hummus and a dollop of apple relish!
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 469 kcal
Author: Alissa
For the Nutty Pumpkin Burgers
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 14 ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/4 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons oil, for grilling
For the Apple Relish
  • 2 apples, your favorite variety finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar, or more for extra tartness
  • salt and pepper to taste
For Serving
  • 4 to 6 burger buns
  • 4 to 6 lettuce leaves
  • hummus I recommend my roasted garlic hummus
  1. Place onion, garlic, beans, breadcrumbs, pumpkin puree, pecans, cumin, cinnamon and ginger into food processor bowl and pulse until finely chopped and well blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Shape into 4 to 6 patties.
  2. Lightly oil the bottom of a skillet and place over medium heat. Working in batches if needed, arrange patties in skillet and cook until browned on bottoms, about 4 minutes. Flip and cook about 4 minutes more, until browned on opposite sides. Add oil to the skillet between batches, as needed, and repeat until all patties are cooked.
Make the Apple Relish
  1. Stir all ingredients together in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  1. Stuff buns with patties, and top with lettuce, hummus and apple relish. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Nutty Pumpkin Burgers with Apple Relish
Amount Per Serving
Calories 469 Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.6g24%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 848mg35%
Potassium 804mg23%
Carbohydrates 70.4g23%
Fiber 13.2g53%
Sugar 17.9g20%
Protein 14.9g30%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 5.8mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.