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Freeze-Dried Veggie Burgers - Patties (Uncooked)

8 - 1/4 Pound Patties

 

32 Oz. of Fresh Veggie Burgers

9 Oz. Net weight Freeze Dried (Approximate)

Ingredients: Black Beans, Mushrooms, Textured Soy Flour, Onion, Bulgur Wheat, Roasted Red Peppers, Corn, Apple Cider Vinegar – 5% Acidity (Apple Juice), Brown Rice, Oats, Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Corn Starch, Green Bell Pepper, Salt, Xanthan Gum, Jalapeno Peppers, Quinoa, Garlic Powder, Black Pepper, Parsley Flakes, Rosemary Oleoresin..

 

Each Resealable Mylar bag has an oxygen and moisture absorber to ensure the longest shelf life possible.

 

Directions:

Cooking freeze-dried veggie burgers is a simple process that involves rehydrating the burgers and then cooking them to perfection. Here are the instructions for preparing freeze-dried veggie burgers:

 

Ingredients:

- Freeze-dried veggie burgers

- Water or vegetable broth

- Cooking oil or butter (optional)

- Seasonings and toppings of your choice (optional)

 

Equipment:

- Stove or hot plate

- Frying pan or skillet

- Spatula or tongs

 

Instructions:

 

1. Rehydrate the veggie burgers:

a. Place the freeze-dried veggie burgers in a bowl or container.

b. Pour enough water or vegetable broth over the burgers to fully cover them.

c. Allow the veggie burgers to soak in the liquid for approximately 10-15 minutes, or as instructed on the packaging. The burgers will absorb the liquid and rehydrate.

 

2. Drain excess liquid:

a. After rehydrating, remove the veggie burgers from the liquid and gently squeeze or drain off any excess moisture. Be careful not to break the burgers.

 

3. Heat the frying pan:

a. Place a frying pan or skillet on the stove or hot plate and heat it over medium heat. Preheating the pan ensures even cooking.

 

4. Add oil or butter (optional):

a. If desired, add a small amount of cooking oil or butter to the heated pan to prevent sticking and add flavor. You can skip this step if you prefer a healthier cooking method or are using a non-stick pan.

 

5. Cook the veggie burgers:

a. Place the rehydrated veggie burgers onto the hot pan. Make sure not to overcrowd the pan; cook in batches if necessary.

b. Cook the burgers for approximately 3-4 minutes on each side, or until they are browned and cooked through. Adjust the cooking time based on the thickness of the burgers and your preferred level of doneness.

 

6. Flip the burgers:

a. Once one side is browned, use a spatula or tongs to carefully flip the burgers to the other side.

b. Cook for an additional 3-4 minutes, or until the other side is browned and the burgers are cooked through.

 

7. Check for doneness:

a. To ensure the veggie burgers are fully cooked, you can use a food thermometer to check the internal temperature. Veggie burgers typically reach a safe internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

 

8. Remove from heat and serve:

a. Once the veggie burgers are cooked to your liking, remove them from the heat.

b. Let the burgers rest for a few minutes to allow the flavors to settle.

c. Serve the freeze-dried veggie burgers on buns with your choice of toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, or condiments.

 

Enjoy your delicious and nutritious freeze-dried veggie burgers!

Freeze-Dried Veggie Burgers - Patties

SKU: FRZ-DRD-VGG-BRG
$39.99Price
  •  When handling and storing freeze-dried foods, it's important to follow these instructions to maintain their quality and ensure food safety:

     

    1. Read Packaging Instructions: Carefully read and follow any specific instructions provided on the packaging of the freeze-dried food products. Handle uncooked freeze-dried foods the same as fresh raw foods.

     

    2. Properly Seal and Store: After opening the packaging, make sure to reseal it tightly to prevent air and moisture from entering. Properly sealed packaging helps maintain the quality and shelf life of freeze-dried foods. If the original packaging is not resealable, transfer the contents to airtight containers or resealable bags.

     

    3. Store in a Cool, Dry Place: Store freeze-dried foods in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight, humidity, and heat sources. Exposure to these elements can compromise the quality, texture, and taste of the food. Aim for a storage temperature between 50°F (10°C) and 70°F (21°C).

     

    4. Protect from Moisture: Moisture is the enemy of freeze-dried foods as it can lead to spoilage. Keep the packaging or containers away from areas with high humidity or sources of moisture, such as sinks or steamy environments.

     

    5. Prevent Cross-Contamination: Use clean utensils or washed hands when handling freeze-dried foods to avoid cross-contamination with other ingredients or surfaces. This helps maintain the quality and safety of the freeze-dried products.

     

    6. Check for Signs of Spoilage: Before consuming or using freeze-dried foods, inspect them for any signs of spoilage. Discard the product if you notice off-odors, unusual colors, or mold growth. If the packaging is damaged or compromised, it's best to err on the side of caution and not consume the product.

     

    7. Rotate and Use Before Expiration: Freeze-dried foods have a long shelf life, but it's advisable to consume them before the expiration date mentioned on the packaging for the best quality. Practice proper first-in, first-out (FIFO) rotation to ensure older products are used before newer ones.

     

    By following these handling and storage instructions, you can maintain the quality, flavor, and nutritional value of your freeze-dried foods for an extended period, ensuring a satisfying culinary experience.

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